Banned Books http://wunc.org en 'The Color Purple' Remains on Brunswick County Reading Lists http://wunc.org/post/color-purple-remains-brunswick-county-reading-lists <p>The School Board in Brunswick County has voted to uphold an earlier decision and keep the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “The Color Purple” on advanced placement reading lists.</p><p>The Brunswick County School board voted 3 to 2 in favor of upholding Superintendent Edward Pruden’s decision to keep Alice Walker's “The Color Purple” on school reading lists.&nbsp; But Pruden says the debate is still not completely resolved.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:31:08 +0000 Leoneda Inge 28397 at http://wunc.org 'The Color Purple' Remains on Brunswick County Reading Lists Banned Books Back In The News http://wunc.org/post/banned-books-back-news <p><span style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial', 'sans-serif'">This week is Banned Book Week -- a time to reflect on censored works of literature.<span>&nbsp; </span>Last week, the <a href="http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-ralph-ellison-invisible-man-banned-north-carolina-20130919,0,3907081.story">Randolph County Board of Education banned the novel &ldquo;The Invisible Man,&rdquo;</a> by Ralph Ellison from school libraries. </span></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:48:29 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 22972 at http://wunc.org Banned Books Back In The News