Over the course of this year, Baltimore has been at the forefront of a national conversation about police brutality. The city has found itself back in the headlines again, but this time around, it’s related to a national eviction crisis. A new study released by the Public Justice Center, titled Justice Diverted: How Renters Are […]

New York — The controversy now brewing over an edition of “Huckleberry Finn” was first mentioned to me at least a decade ago. Some highly irritated black parents were protesting a public school district for using a book that contained many instances of what is now known as “the N-word.” Now, the book has made […]

Welcome to the continuing Post-Racial-izing of America. EW.COM What is a word worth? According to Publishers Weekly, NewSouth Books’ upcoming edition of Mark Twain’s seminal novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn will remove all instances of the “n” word—I’ll give you a hint, it’s notnonesuch—present in the text and replace it with slave. The new book will also remove […]