Posts Tagged ‘race’

A New Version of Huckleberry Finn Omits the N-word. Why?

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

The word ‘nigger’ appears 219 times in Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, one of the most anti-racist books I know. Absurdly, a new version published by NewSouth Books (who don’t deserve the dignity of a link) will replace this pejorative racial epithet with the word ‘slave’. (more…) more»