Miles Corwin's And Still We Rise

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In Miles Corwin’s novel, And Still We Rise, his first-person speaker, Anita Moultrie, unfailingly proves how proud she is of her community in South-Central Los Angeles. Corwin published the book in April of 2000...... Moultrie teaches her students in order to let them become proud of becoming part of black community in South-Central. Throughout the novel, Corwin consistently advocates against the brutality of racism in relation to black students in inner-city schools by including Moultrie, a teacher at Crenshaw. Moultrie knows later in life other people will “‘judge them [her students] by the color of their skin’” (Corwin 85). She utilizes pathos to appeal to naive black students to light a fire of anger in them. By stating the words “‘judge
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