What a timely story to be reading right now. While this is a work of fiction, the author has written this story based on her own experiences during her time teaching in a Louisiana school in 1969. I loved the different perspectives that this story provided, and I found myself deeply moved by the characters!
The story provides three alternative views, and I really liked reading each one. We have Colleen, a young white teacher who has a lot to learn about how the southern residents live. Then there is Frank, a black high school football player, and finally, Evelyn, a black teacher who has been around a while.Continue reading “Freedom Lessons by Eileen Harrison Sanchez”