Book Banning, Books, Censorship, Political Correctness
School District Pulls ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’; ‘Makes People Uncomfortable’by Tammy on October 15, 2017
Politically correct madness is like a virus, and it spreads unless we make an effort to stop it. Via AP & AL.com. “To Kill a Mockingbird” is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district. The Sun Herald reports that Biloxi administrators pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum this week. School board vice president Kenny Holloway says the district received complaints that some of the book’s language “makes people uncomfortable.” Published in 1960, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee deals with racial inequality in a small Alabama town. A message on the school’s website says “To Kill A Mockingbird” teaches students that compassion and empathy don’t depend upon race or education. Holloway says other...