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January 14th, 2011
thesmithian

The schools superintendent in Waterbury, Conn., is seeking to shut down a production of one of August Wilson’s great dramas, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, because some of the teenage actors would have to utter the word ‘nigger’ as called for in the script.”

more, here.

The schools superintendent in Waterbury, Conn., is seeking to shut down a production of one of August Wilson’s great dramas, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, because some of the teenage actors would have to utter the word ‘nigger’ as called for in the script.”

more, here.

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    The schools superintendent in Waterbury, Conn., is seeking to shut down a production of one of August Wilson’s great...
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    THat’s really dumb reason to shut it down….its a cool play
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    via thesmithian
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    More of that Whitewashing under the guise of Political Correctness in effect.
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