Huckleberry Finn and Jim, Legos

Huckleberry Finn and Why Post-Racialists Get The Race Thing Wrong Again

Jose Vilson Jose 11 Comments

“They’re doing that thing again,” racially underrepresented people in this country must have whispered to themselves (and tweeted). When news broke out that the more than 200 instances of the word “nigger” would be substituted by the word “slave” in Huckleberry Finn, most of us said, “Of the 100 things on our list that need improvement in this country for racial relations, you chose THAT?!” Erasing the n-word from one …

TS 2030 Cover

No Line On The Horizon

Jose Vilson Jose 10 Comments

John Holland, the self-proclaimed Emergent Learner, sent me the greatest news I’ve gotten all day. The first (real) book I’d ever been published in is now in pre-order courtesy of Teachers College Press! I almost moonwalked out of my house when I saw the posting. For a writer, getting published through another publisher in a book is the equivalent of getting a nod for the All-Star team in the major …