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Blacked Out: The n-word’s usage at MVHS

Blacked Out: The n-word’s usage at MVHS

Nathan Stevens

March 10, 2017

n Toni Morrison's novel “Beloved,” the word n is used 37 times. In Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird,” it’s used 48 times. In Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” 217. These books are all part of the reading curriculum at MVHS. And despite the derogatory history ...