Ten Little Indians Reinstated A high school production of Agatha Christie’s Ten Little Indians was originally censored by school administrators because of objections to racially sensitive language in its original 1939 U.K. edition title. The Board of Ed has since reversed that decision, reinstating the play under its revised title And Then There Were None […]
Archives for November 2007
Letter Opposing Censorship of Ten Little Indians UPDATE: Play reinstated! Read the Superintendent’s Statement November 29, 2007 Dear Members of the Lakota Board of Education: We write to oppose the recent censorship of Ten Little Indians by Agatha Christie at Lakota East High School. We understand the play was challenged by Gary Hines of […]
We write to oppose efforts to remove the books, The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult and Cradle and All by James Patterson, from the ninth grade optional reading list. We understand that some parents object to sexual content in the books and have requested that they be removed from the list.
Superintendent Randy Fuller Members of the Shelby County Board of Education 410 East College Street P. O. Box 1910 Columbiana, AL 35051-1910 November 9, 2007 Dear Superintendent Fuller and Members of the Board of Education, We are concerned about the recent decision barring Oak Mountain High School senior Brian Simpson from wearing t-shirts advocating the […]
by Sean Brekke-Meisner and Nam Pham 3rd place winner in this year’s NCAC youth film competition, “How Does Censorship Affect Me?”