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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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Dec 25, 1962: To Kill a Mockingbird Debuts

On this day in 1962, To Kill a Mockingbird, a film based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Harper Lee, opens in theaters. The Great Depression-era story of racial injustice and the loss of childhood

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Top 10 Banned Books of The 20th Century

The Grapes of Wrath #10 “Before I knowed it, I was sayin’ out loud, ‘The hell with it! There ain’t no sin and there ain’t no virtue. There’s just stuff people do. It’s all part of the same thing.’” —The

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