The following was posted on the BHIC Blog:
By Elaine Lies
TOKYO, March 17 (Reuters Life!) – The rapid rise of e-books could lead to a “reading divide” as those unable to afford the new technology are left behind, even as U.S. reading and writing skills decline still further.
At particular threat are African-American communities where many students are already falling behind their majority peers in terms of literacy, said award-winning writer Marita Golden — and this despite the growing ranks of noted African-American writers, such as Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison.
- Technological changes may lead to “reading divide” (reuters.com)
- Race in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (revolutionarypaideia.wordpress.com)
- Book Review: The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (emlynchand.com)