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Ismael Reed on Twain’s “sensitive” censors January 5, 2011: When Alan Gribben last week explained to Publishers Weekly that his new edition of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was omitting "racially sensitive" language, it wasn't that he was revising history, he was simply reflecting the ways that modern audiences relate to racism. In the 21st Century, we [...] by