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How Mrs. Gruwell Eradicated Prejudice and Discrimination in the film Freedom Writers

In the film Freedom Writers (based on true events), students at Woodrow Wilson High School resort to physical violence and shoot at other gangs. A young and enthusiastic teacher, Erin Gruwell, wishes to make her class of at-risk teenagers read Romeo and Juliet but her colleague, Mrs.

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Psychology

We accept the love we think we deserve.

This post is random and I don’t even know the title yet. I am watching freedom writers, and honestly this is the million times I have seen this movie. 379 more words

Making Connections

These past 22 years have been a blessing. I am thankful for another day to live and another year to be able to experience life. My birthday this year was mild due to my student teaching experience. 300 more words

Stories

Freedom Writers

Today, in honor of Martin Luther King’s birthday, I considered posting a poem using the Mourning Dove as a symbol of peace. However, in the shadow of Charlie, I realized I have something more personal I want to communicate about peace-building. 318 more words

Reflections