It's Lit! | Episode | Why Do People Think Huck Finn Is Racist?
Is Huckleberry Finn an anti-racist work? Or is it just plain ol’ racist? The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by American author Mark Twain is both considered one of the great American novels and one of the most frequently banned and contested novels due to its use of the N-word and racial stereotypes. This has launched many debates as to if the work should even be taught in schools.