Hey Fairfax County, High School Seniors Can Handle 'Beloved,' And Learn About Racism and Sexism

From ThinkProgress Fri Feb 8 2013, 14:04:59

Laura Murphy, whose son is a senior in high school in Fairfax County, Virginia, doesn't think he--or anyone else--should be reading Beloved in their English classes, and she's on a quest to get it bumped from the curriculum. Per Raw Story: "I'm not some crazy book burner," Murphy, a mother of four, insisted to the [...]

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