Every so often, someone decides that it's time to "fix" Huckleberry Finn. You can't have that n-word in there, especially if you're going to be reading it at school -- especially if you're going to be reading it aloud.
Or can you? Since I'm not black and I don't have to put up with racial tension of any kind, maybe I'm making the problem out to be simpler than it really is. But anyone who's actually read the book will easily understand that (a) Mark Twain used that word because the people he was writing about used that word; and (b) Jim is more noble and intelligent than most of the white characters in the story.
It would be a horrible shame to simply miss out on reading this book;...READ MORE