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All the Hoopla about “Go Set a Watchman”

There’s been quite a bit of hoopla surrounding the release of Harper Lee’s newly discovered first novel, Go Set a Watchman. Folks are up in arms about how she has her characters talk about race, women, drinking–and the fact that … Continue reading

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Today’s newspaper column: “King’s ‘Letter’ holds lessons to remember”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is about the best letter I’ve ever read–Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail”–and why I teach it to my college students each semester. February is also Black History Month, of course, so … Continue reading

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