In Accomack County, Virginia, the school banned the book “to Kill a Mockingbird” and “Huckleberry Finn.” About it reports The Telegraph.
The reason was the complaint of the parents that these books are racist.
“I’m not arguing that this is great literature, but there are too many racist insults and language, it is impossible to accept right now we are a nation that is divided,” said Marie Rothstein Williams, a mother of a child who grows up in a mixed family.
In the neighborhood of five thousand students and a 37 percent African – American.
The book was temporarily removed from classes and libraries, while the Committee decides whether they should be banned forever.