Mark Twain

US school stops teaching Huckleberry Finn because of ‘use of the N-word’

Mark Twain’s novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been removed from the curriculum at a school in Philadelphia after its administration decided that “the community costs of reading this book in 11th grade outweigh the literary benefits”.

  • infedel

    Then let us ban the hip-hop music industry and black broadcasting for shouting out nigga(r) and ho and rape and kill cops 24/7; oh and the pants dropping kids that call each other niggas — actually …ers but they blame dialect — no way are you going to tell me I cannot use a word you use and make it a kindergarten term like “insert constant”-word.

  • Frances

    That’s it: next year’s Christmas gift to the youngun’s will definitely feature Mark Twain.

  • mauser 98

    … but wait, there’s more

    School principal bans Santa, Thanksgiving and Pledge of Allegiance

    “Santa Claus is banned. The Pledge of Allegiance is no longer recited.
    “Harvest festival” has replaced Thanksgiving, and “winter celebrations”
    substitute for Christmas parties”

  • simus1

    Sam Clements was considered quite the left wing radical in his day when such a stand was not without danger to oneself.
    Not that it would cut any ice with today’s precious snowflakes and book burners.

  • eMan14

    Ignorance is Bliss. Thoughts must be approved. Being white is a crime. There is no rabbit hole deep enough to hold all the BS progressive ideas that continually spew forth upon us.

  • ellake

    I do not believe that we’re censoring,” the school’s principal said. “I
    really do believe that this is an opportunity for the school to step
    forward and listen to the students.”

    YUP. School is not for teaching. School is for listening to the students.

    • canminuteman

      Yep, If schools now think that the teachers should be learning from the students, we should just defund public education.

  • Mannie

    I guess Holder was right; we are too cowardly to discuss race. But it appears the cowards are on the Left.

  • Hard Little Machine

    That list would also have to include Flannery O’Conner, Eudora Welty, Katherine Ann Porter, William Faulkner and Robert Penn Warren.