Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America Topics for Discussion

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Who does McCall live with as a child? Where is his father? mother? How many siblings does he have? What are his attitudes about his family and the family's living situation?

Who are the "Cherry Boys" and how does McCall become involved with them? How does his involvement escalate his actions of violence?

Who is Denise? Yvette? Debbie? Compare the three women and their influence on McCall.

What is McCall's attitude about his stepfather's lawn working job? How do these attitudes change over the course of time? Why?

Why does McCall shoot Plaz? What is the sentence McCall receives for shooting Plaz? What is the sentence he receives for robbing the McDonalds? What does McCall come to believe is true because of the disparity of the two sentences?

Who is Moses Battle? Jim? Mr. Gates? Scobe? Danny Baum? J.L.? What are the things he learns from...

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