School district pulls 'To Kill A Mockingbird' from reading list; 'makes people uncomfortable' -
Because Mississippi: School district pulls 'To Kill A Mockingbird' from reading list; 'makes people uncomfortable'
This may be one of the most important times in history NOT to pull a book with such an important message. It’s supposed to make you uncomfortable. That’s kinda the point. But it also leads you to a place dignity and respect for all people.
Biloxi, Miss. removes "To Kill a Mockingbird," which teaches tolerance and bravery in the face of racism, from 8th grade reading lists because it makes some people there uncomfortable. The stupidity of this defies snark, sarcasm, ironic ripostes.
School district in Mississippi pulls 'To Kill A Mockingbird' from reading list; 'makes people uncomfortable'
School district pulls 'To Kill A Mockingbird' from reading list; 'makes people uncomfortable'