The Hands of the Black is a story by Luis Howana. The narrator asked why the hands of the black people are lighter than the rest of their bodies. The narrator asked the teacher, who tells him that once humans once crawled the earth like a four-legged animals that their palms are not shown. Next the narrator asked 3 friars who said they used to pick cottons in Virginia. Then the narrator asked the mother, who tells him that God created them with their hands not black. But when God saw that they were mistreated by the white people, He lightened their palm. The moral of the story : All of God's creation were created equal and valuable and should be treated fairly.