“Huckleberry Finn”: Philadelphia High School Strikes Classic Over N-Word Use

A suburban Philadelphia school is removing “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” from its 11th grade curriculum because of the book’s prevalent use of the N-word. After a forum for students and faculty, the administration of Friends’ Central School decided to strike the 1885 Mark Twain classic from its American literature class for juniors, The Philadelphia Inquirer…

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One comment on ““Huckleberry Finn”: Philadelphia High School Strikes Classic Over N-Word Use

  1. TXK says:

    Will they replace it with a comic book?

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