What if you were the only African American student sitting in an otherwise all white classroom reading the "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". How would this feel to know that your race possibly your own ancestors were treated the way that it was depicted in this book by the ancestors of your fellow students. By reading a book assigned as class material, a certain friction and tension has been created in the classroom. Anger and hatred
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bigger the market the harder it is to handle controversy. The solution is not to bury our head in the sand or close our eyes and pretend that prejudice,slavery and racism never existed. Let's face it, it has,
it does and we must not hide and burn books just to be politically cor
rect. Ray Bradbury recognized the danger of carrying one's political
correctness too far -- one confuses self confidence with self blinding.