Miles Corwin And Still We Rise

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Why do people feel it’s necessary to prove themselves of their dedication and intelligence? And Still We Rise was written by Miles Corwin, a former Los Angeles Times reporter and a well-educated author of many acclaiming books, and published in 2001. The story focuses on twelve individuals, minorities, who are determined to move past their grim lives and graduate high school. These students, all of whom are minorities, have struggled throughout their childhood whether if it was domestic abuse, or the need for money in a poor community. Their only safe haven is school and their ticket out of their past is education. In order to make it to adulthood, education is the priority of any individual.
Students of all ages have one thing in common

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