Tag: harper lee

Revisionism: You're Doing it Wrong

Texan Input On Renaming ‘Robert E. Lee’ School Goes About As Well As You’d Expect

So the Austin Independent School Board decided, after getting feedback from parents and the community at large, to change the name of "Robert E. Lee Elementary School," because as you may have noticed, not everybody in the world thinks...

The Name Of The Mockingbird Is Rose: Remembering Harper Lee and Umberto Eco

It's been a rough couple of days for your bookish types. Friday, we lost Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird, a novel many of us grew up with, and then later in the day we also...

Why Is Barack Obama Injecting Race Into Classic Children’s Tale ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’?

Known race-hustler B. Hussein NOobAma will introduce USA network's 50th anniversary broadcast of the film version of the charming children's story of a simpler, less complicated time in American life, To Kill A Mockingbird. Why is Obama injecting race...