To Kill A Mockingbird' Banned From Schools After Mother Complains About Racist Language

Written by Beatriz Sanchez
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The NCAC is planning on sending a letter to the Virginia school board pointing out that ‘each book enables readers to gain a historical understanding of race relations in America and invited them to examine race in the present day.’

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The letter will also say that ‘Although discomforting to some, the racial slurs realistically depict American history and should be addressed under the guidance of a teacher.’

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However, Marie Rothstein-Williams does seem to be right about one thing. Both books make use of the N-word and this isn’t the first time they’ve been the subject of previous campaigns to ban them from schools.

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However, Marie Rothstein-Williams does seem to be right about one thing. Both books make use of the N-word and this isn’t the first time they’ve been the subject of previous campaigns to ban them from schools.

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