Dwayne Ellison is the brother of Melody Ellison.
- Name: Dwayne Ellison
- First Appearance: No Ordinary Sound
- Will Ellison: Father.
- Frances Ellison: Mother.
- Yvonne Ellison: Older sister.
- Lila Ellison: Elder younger sister.
- Melody Ellison: Youngest sister.
- Geneva Porter: Grandmother.
- Frank Porter: Grandfather.
- Tish Porter: Cousin.
- Charles Porter: Cousin.
- Valerie Porter: Younger Cousin.
Dwayne, like many members of the Ellison and Porter family, is an excellent singer. He is eighteen at the start of No Ordinary Sound. While he was accepted into Tuskegee University, he later declines in order to take up a singing career in a group later named "The Three Ravens." While he initially believes that his singing career will help elevate his status, he learns that singers are treated with prejudice as well.
In the Books
- Used in deictic context.