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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
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Alec Baldwin Uses 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Defense For Woody Allen
"If my defense of Woody Allen offends you, it's real simple. Unfollow."
Mississippi Schools Are Uncomfortable Discussing Racism, But Comfortable Perpetuating It
Mississippi bans ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, but glorifies the confederacy. So let me get this straight, a Mississippi school
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School District Scrubs ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Because It Makes People ‘Uncomfortable’
"If 'To Kill a Mockingbird' makes you uncomfortable, you should probably be reading 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'"
To Kill A Mockingbird, White Saviors, And The Paradox Of Obama And Race
P.L. Thomas , professor of education (Furman University, Green...
The critically acclaimed book--and our allegiance to it--demonstrates the constraints of our conversations on racism.
In A Technologically-Advanced Society, Who Needs Bookworms?
Contemporary romance author, high school English teacher, anim...
As a high school English teacher, it sometimes feels like reading for pleasure is a dying art. I sometimes worry bookworms
It's Atticus Again....
Bil with One "L", Interior Designer, Writing, Southern Things,...
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Obama Uses 'To Kill A Mockingbird' To Remind Americans Of The Importance Of Empathy
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb into his skin and walk around in it."
Screen View: Comedy Blu-rays for the Season
Gregory Peck's Children Mark Centenary In Rome, Praising Dad's Integrity
A Dozen Do's and Dont's for the 2016 Common Application College Essay Prompts
Don't Sweat the Essay
Alongside my college counseling work, I've written six novels and taught creative writing to college students and adults for decades. You don't need to write a novel to get into college, but you do need to adopt some of the essentials of writing creatively to make your application essays sing.
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The Tragedy of Teaching To Kill A Mockingbird in Middle School
Author/Illustrator of the children's book, Absolute Mayhem. Bl...
As if on cue, eighteen or so sets of preteen eyes would turn and stare at me, sitting behind them at a desk with a small ballpoint tattoo on the bottom left corner. They were looking for the tears I had promised them.
A Context for Hope: Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird
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How Harper Lee Taught Me to Breathe Deeply, Embrace Life
Arab in Alabama
I have known Harper Lee for a long time. OK, truth be told, I didn't really know her; I got to photograph her twice. It is no secret that Harper Lee despised attention including writers and photographers, but this writing is not about photographing the literary giant.
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What Atticus Finch Taught Me About Feminism
The iconic "To Kill a Mockingbird" character didn’t conform to traditional ideals of masculinity.
Harper Lee Through Grandma's Eyes
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In honor of Harper Lee, I call on
goofballs to take their talent to heart. You never know what could emerge from you, if you give it a sincere shot. And you might be so successful that someone will - one day - tell her grandchild about you.
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Remembering Scout, The Real Hero Of Harper Lee’s 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
The child narrator taught readers to question their stubborn ideals.
11 Beautiful Truths Harper Lee Taught Us About The World
"Love’s the only thing in this world that is unequivocal."
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ARTS & CULTURE
12 Times Harper Lee's Words Stopped Us In Our Tracks
The "To Kill a Mockingbird" author died on Feb. 19. Here are some of the great lines she left behind.
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ARTS & CULTURE
Harper Lee, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Of 'To Kill A Mockingbird,' Dies At 89
The author of the seminal work on race relations in the South died in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama.
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