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“Educational, Controversial, Provocative, and Personal”: Three African American Adolescent Males Reflect on Critically Framing A Lesson Before Dying

WithJULIA JOHNSON CONNOR AND ARLETTE INGRAM WILLIS

Critically Framing A Lesson Before Dying JULIA JOHNSON CONNOR AND ARLETTE INGRAM WILLIS

The white people out there are saying that you don’t have it-that you’re a hog, not a man. But I know they are wrong. You have the potential. We all have, no matter who we are . . . I want you to show them the difference between what they think you are and what you can be.