Controversy over a literary classic: Teaching ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ generates calls to ban the book for racial slurs

Where the pages meet the bind, so does a decades-old argument about what many describe as an American literary classic: “To Kill A Mockingbird.” The book, authored by white American novelist Harper Lee, has been at the forefront of criticisms across the nation in libraries and schools for several years, specifically for the text containing

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