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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950619
This high school teacher in South Central Los Angeles wrote a novel, CRIPS, so that his students would have something relevant to read. It was made into the film SOUTH CENTRAL by Oliver Stone. Bakeer talks about his experience and reads from a new novel.
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