Virginia District Weighs Book Ban For N-Word Use

Two notable novels are causing controversy in a Virginia school district. According to the Washington Post, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird… 279 more words

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Quote for Today: Harper Lee

Neighbors bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between. Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies, and our lives. 42 more words

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Virginia Schools Butcher The English Literature Curriculum To Appease Social Justice Zealots

Humanity’s intellectual and artistic horizons must not be limited by the delicate sensitivities of society’s most easily-offended members

It has happened again – another oversensitive, censorious American school district has suspended the works… 504 more words

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Censorship deprives future generation of great literary works and robs them the right to decide what to read

by Cygne Sauvage

To Kill  a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn have been suspended from the curriculum in some Virginia schools after a parent complained about the use of racial slurs,”   270 more words

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Books: a threat to fascists

Two American classics, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird, are again under assault. People have been calling for bans on these books since they were first printed. 853 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge - Relax

Nothing says ‘relax’ to me more than a good book and a cup of coffee.

I hope everyone gets to relax  a little during this Holiday season. 21 more words

Virginia District Weighs Book Ban For N-Word Use

Two notable novels are causing controversy in a Virginia school district. According to the Washington Post, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird… 279 more words

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