Sadie in 1939
Sadie Douglas
Portrayed by Meta Golding
Episode The Letter
Status Deceased (1939)

Sadie Douglas was a black woman living in the Depression in a boarding house with prostitutes. She was murdered after being raped and suffocated, originally thought to be a "John" gone wrong. This caused her daughter to think negatively of Sadie until her death. However, Sadie was having an affair with a white milkman named Jonesy. His friends arrived to rape Sadie and he killed her in a "mercy killing".