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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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When Censorship Becomes Ridiculous

Source: Joplin Independent “The N word” isn’t a word (and why “nigger” belongs in Huckleberry Finn) Commentary by Nicholas Ladendorf For the longest time I was in a seemingly endless debate with one of my best friends about racism. My

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Edited ‘Huck Finn’ Causes Uproar, Debate on Censorship

Source: am New York By Sheila Anne Feeney and Emily Hulm What’s Huckleberry Finn without the “N” word? A Twain scholar’s decision to replace the racially tinged word in a soon-to-be published edition of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” in

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