United States Secretary of Education Richard Riley meets the Freedom Writers in Washington, where they are able to share their stories with him. In turn, he shares his own tales of hardship with the students and makes them feel that he truly cares about them and their education. He tells them that they are the leaders of the future, a message that has a strong impact on these students’ minds, inspiring them to trust that they, too, can become important people in their society.
Richard Riley Character Timeline in The Freedom Writers Diary
The timeline below shows where the character Richard Riley appears in The Freedom Writers Diary. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part VI: Diary 76
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Part VI: Diary 91