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Jeff Daniels Tears Into Donald Trump, His Base And GOP In Viral ‘It’s Race’ Explainer
The actor explained why he believes “it’s the end of democracy” if Trump wins the 2020 election.
Jimmy Kimmel Calls BS On America's Favorite Novel, And The People Prove Him Right
The comedian unscientifically proves that Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird" shouldn't take the title.
Poll: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Named America's Favorite Novel
Did your favorite book win?
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John Cornyn Says Kavanaugh Nomination Is 'Atticus Finch' Moment For Republicans. Really?
The GOP senator declined to elaborate on the questionable analogy.
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Alec Baldwin Uses 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Defense For Woody Allen
"If my defense of Woody Allen offends you, it's real simple. Unfollow."
Mississippi Schools Are Uncomfortable Discussing Racism, But Comfortable Perpetuating It
Mississippi bans ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, but glorifies the confederacy. So let me get this straight, a Mississippi school
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School District Scrubs ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Because It Makes People ‘Uncomfortable’
"If 'To Kill a Mockingbird' makes you uncomfortable, you should probably be reading 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'"
To Kill A Mockingbird, White Saviors, And The Paradox Of Obama And Race
P.L. Thomas , professor of education (Furman University, Green...
The critically acclaimed book--and our allegiance to it--demonstrates the constraints of our conversations on racism.
In A Technologically-Advanced Society, Who Needs Bookworms?
Contemporary romance author, high school English teacher, anim...
As a high school English teacher, it sometimes feels like reading for pleasure is a dying art. I sometimes worry bookworms
It's Atticus Again....
I live in Montgomery, AL, love fried chicken, sing tenor in my...
Now I am not proposing that everyone say every single thing that flashes into their brain before they think...you have to
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Obama Uses 'To Kill A Mockingbird' To Remind Americans Of The Importance Of Empathy
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb into his skin and walk around in it."
Screen View: Comedy Blu-rays for the Season
. The folks at Criterion have given us two superb comedies, one justly celebrated ("Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to
Gregory Peck's Children Mark Centenary In Rome, Praising Dad's Integrity
"Our dad loved Rome, felt at home in Rome, and it was like a homecoming every time he returned," says Anthony Peck, as he
A Dozen Do's and Dont's for the 2016 Common Application College Essay Prompts
Owner, Don't Sweat the Essay
Alongside my college counseling work, I've written six novels and taught creative writing to college students and adults for decades. You don't need to write a novel to get into college, but you do need to adopt some of the essentials of writing creatively to make your application essays sing.
The Tragedy of Teaching To Kill A Mockingbird in Middle School
Author/Illustrator of the children's book, Absolute Mayhem. Bl...
As if on cue, eighteen or so sets of preteen eyes would turn and stare at me, sitting behind them at a desk with a small ballpoint tattoo on the bottom left corner. They were looking for the tears I had promised them.
A Context for Hope: Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird
Rev. Dr. Ellin Jimmerson
No, to my child's mind, the idea that segregation and the racism which upheld it ever would end was too much to hope for
How Harper Lee Taught Me to Breathe Deeply, Embrace Life
Arab-American, American-Arab, Writer, Photographer, Lover of m...
I have known Harper Lee for a long time. OK, truth be told, I didn't really know her; I got to photograph her twice. It is no secret that Harper Lee despised attention including writers and photographers, but this writing is not about photographing the literary giant.
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What Atticus Finch Taught Me About Feminism
The iconic "To Kill a Mockingbird" character didn’t conform to traditional ideals of masculinity.
Harper Lee Through Grandma's Eyes
Rev. Kat Katsanis-Semel
Ordained, Interfaith Reverend and Wellness Pioneer
In honor of Harper Lee, I call on
goofballs to take their talent to heart. You never know what could emerge from you, if you give it a sincere shot. And you might be so successful that someone will - one day - tell her grandchild about you.
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Remembering Scout, The Real Hero Of Harper Lee’s 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
The child narrator taught readers to question their stubborn ideals.
11 Beautiful Truths Harper Lee Taught Us About The World
"Love’s the only thing in this world that is unequivocal."
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