The Freedom Writers Diary

The Freedom Writers Diary

by

Erin Gruwell

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The Freedom Writers Diary: Part VI: Diary 88 Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
This student transcribes the poem s/he read at the dinner with Richard Riley. This poem celebrates the diversity of skin colors and activities that humans engage in, concluding that everyone should be proud to be exactly who they are.
This student recognizes the importance of individual self-confidence, while understanding that feeling proud of oneself does not involve separating oneself from the rest of humanity on a racial or ethnic basis.
Themes
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