Down These Mean Streets

Dec 31, 1969
Image for issue at Youth Voices

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We want to know what you think of Down These Mean Streets. What are the important themes, lessons, inquiries, and questions in Piri Thomas's "vivid, brutally honest memoir of experiences of racial prejudice and discrimination, identity formation, and youthful involvement with crime that leads to life-altering prison experiences" (Wikipedia). Piri spend's "much of his adolescent and early adult life contemplating his racial and ethnic identity." How do you find these issuese in your life and in the world today?

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