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The Color Purple
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 01/15/2015 - 5:43pm.READ MORE:
The Brunswick County School board is discussing a new policy for book challenges. It all started with the book "The Color Purple" last year. Brunswick county students, teachers, and parents debated removing the book from schools over a chapter that described rape. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:31pm.READ MORE:
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple was at the Wilmington Convention Center today. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 9:23pm.READ MORE:
The author of The Color Purple is coming to Wilmington. The co-chair of the Civil and Human Rights Award Luncheon, Stanley Moses, says the Pulitzer Prize winners visit stems from a controversy in our area over one of her books. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 3:18pm.READ MORE:
A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will stay in Brunswick County Schools despite a county commissioner's objections. After months of debate about the educational value of "The Color Purple," the school board today turned the page on the controversy, but not before their own bit of drama. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 11:44pm.READ MORE:
For the last few months the Brunswick County Board of Education has read through literature from both sides of 'The Color Purple' debate, and now a national group is chiming in with their own passage. Full story...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 12/11/2013 - 8:31am.READ MORE:
Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" will stay in the curriculum and on the shelves in Brunswick County Schools following a formal challenge of the novel. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 5:38pm.READ MORE:
The debate over the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Color Purple" continues in Brunswick County, but so far it looks like all the debate may be much ado about nothing. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 11:38pm.READ MORE:
Brunswick County parents, students, and educators are arguing over a chapter in the Pulitzer Prize winning book “The Color Purple” that describes the rape of a young girl, and if it’s appropriate for high school students. Full story...