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CHARACTERS ï Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate

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Journalist Rick Bowers has contributed the Ku PDFEPUB #195 to Time The Washington Post and USA Today and his fascinating Spies of Mississippi about the spy network that tried to take d. I liked this book a lot The reading level is clearly at a youth level but not childlike I read it both for my own sake and as a grandparent I learned a lot of history type information about the creators of Superman as well as the history of the KKK It dawned on me I did not really know a lot about the actual history of the KKKIn regard to resisting the KKK I had heard of Stetson Kennedy It now seems my knowledge of him was slightly inaccurate and exaggerated However I am uite sure he did a lot of goodI feel discussing a matter like the KKK without any racial terminology would be difficult It is possible that certain terminology SHOULD be used so the issues can be clearly understood Nonetheless I personally would not want a child to read this without parental input My own children are now grown I can still vividly recall one of my children watching a major network news show when a discussion of the N word came on and the actual word was used My child was in early grade school She turned to me and asked me about the specific word It was clear to me she had NEVER heard the word anywhere and that made me happy That contrasted with my own experience as a child in the 1950's Clearly the word was not being used at school or on the playground But it was still a sobering experience for me and I was glad I was there to try to answer uestions I remember President Obama saying he thinks every generation gets better about this subject and I agree with him about thatAdditionally there is a brief passage about a sub group in the KKK that engaged in a specific and gruesome type of physical torture Parents should be aware of that I refer to a brief narrative about corkscrewsThere was also a passing discussion about Wonder Woman According to this work Wonder Woman in addition to entertainment spoke to females about domestic violence I did not know that and it never dawned on me that Wonder Woman could be used to facilitate such discussion I appreciate knowing that

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Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of HateErful blow against the Ku Klux Klan when Superman aired episodes pitting the hero against Versus the Ku Kindle #207 the Klan in an effort to teach young listeners to stand up to bigotr. I like Helen B's review I think the sobriety we feel when reading about the Klan was a little much for my 11 year old who didn't finish the book I thought it was great and hope he will re evaluate it as a teenager

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CHARACTERS ï Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate í ➶ [Reading] ➸ Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate By Join or create book cOwn the Civil Rights Movement earned a starred Superman Versus eBook #191 review from Booklist Here Bowers examines how in the late s The Adventures of Superman radio show struck a pow. While this book deals in a swift readable delightful style with this one very meaningful intersection of contemporary history and popular culture it also tells us a lot about the history of the Ku Klux Klan and the character of Superman why both came into being how they evolved over time and why both are still relevant today And it also makes you love and appreciate the Man of Steel even