Nobody Mean More to Me Than You And the Future Life of Willie Jordan

  title={Nobody Mean More to Me Than You And the Future Life of Willie Jordan},
  author={June B. Jordan},
  journal={Harvard Educational Review},
  • J. Jordan
  • Published 1 September 1988
  • Sociology
  • Harvard Educational Review
Progressive teachers often face the problem of making education in the schools relevant to life outside of the schools. They are confronted regularly with the challenge of introducing controversial subject matter that often forces students to examine critically their values and world views, and their positions in this society. In this essay, June Jordan describes the experiences in her undergraduate course on Black English in which both she and her students mounted the charge of making… 
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