School Cancels Anti-Racist Play

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    The joys of PC.
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    They must be afraid that blacks could turn violent when hearing the word "******"?
     
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    Yeah, that must be it!

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    One can only hope that that the kids hadn't already prepared for that play when it was canceled.
     
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    It seems strange to me that school is all about trading an unacceptable vocabulary for acceptable.

    Don't say poop, say sh*t. Don't say freak, say f*ck. Don't say things that would potentially offend the diverse ethnic groups but DO shut your parents out of your life and demand your OWN privacy at ridiculous levels.

    ... Yep, I have four in the beloved system and one is in high school... To work as a parent around the obstacles thrown around makes me wonder who's really the one needing the education.
     
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    Unfreakingbelivable. Were I a parent in that school district I'd make my disapproval -- and the fact that this decision is beyond ridiculous -- well known.
     
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    Let me get this straight; they banned a play based on one of the most powerful anti-racist novels of all time, over ONE WORD? That's insane! What's really disgusting is that some adult human being, one charged with educating our children yet, actually had nothing better to do than to come up with this bit of mindless political correctness!
     
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    This is a great movie and schools are going out of their way to prove why education is so bad. I can guarantee you that one students' parent will file an official protest if the play goes on. We all get offended during the day but it doesn't give us the right to stop the world.
     
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