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Huck Finn Once Again Becomes “Slave” to Censorship

Source: My High School Journalism – By Michelle Robertson – Acalanes H.S. 219. That’s  the number of times the word “nigger” appears in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In 219 instances, this six-letter word is tucked into the novel’s pages,

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Censorship of a Classic Promotes Revisionist History

Source: The Smith College Sophian – By Katie Thorp Mark Twain‘s controversial novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, has once again become the subject of much debate. NewSouth Books recently announced that it will publishin a version of Twain’s work

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Educate Don’t Censor: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and the N-Word

Source: The Huffington Post By Hetert-Qebu Walters, 11th-Grade U.S. History Teacher “Whenever we are reading the book aloud in this class, and you come across this word (points to word in book), you will replace it with the word slave.”

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