Friday, April 13, 2007


Morals, What Morals?

Burlingame, Cal. schools Superintendent Sonny Da Marto has stopped eighth-graders there from reading Kaffir Boy, an award-winning memoir of growing up in a South African ghetto during apartheid, because of his concern for "the morals of our society," according to Nanette Asimov of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Apparently, teaching about the immorality of racism is less important than preventing children from learning that human beings sometimes engage in an activity called sex.


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