Social Justice and Poverty

  • Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee and Walker Evans.  A new edition came out in 2001 with a forward by John Hersey.
  • Rachel and her children: Homeless families in America, Amazing Grace: The lives of children and the conscience of a nation and Savage Inequalities: Children in America's schools. Jonathan Kozol
  • There are no children here: The story of two boys growing up in the other America. Alex Kotlowitz
  • Tortilla Curtain"  by T. Coraghessan Boyle.  It is a piece of fiction,  but brought forth some lively discussion. We have  a very culturally and economically diverse student body.
  • Working by Studs Terkel
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