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English 100: A Lesson Before Dying: Home

About the Book

About the Author

Ernest J. Gaines, Academy of Achievement, FILM CLIP - Starts 43 minutes in when Gaines discusses A Lesson Before Dying.

A Conversation with Ernest J. Gaines by Lawrence Bridges (21 minutes). - A shorter version of this interview can be found here

Historical Context

JIM CROW LAWS AND PRE-CIVIL RIGHTS AMERICA

WILLIE FRANCIS & CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

JOE LOUIS & JACKIE ROBINSON

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