Foundations for Writing

A St. Cloud State Site for English 191

October 12, 2019
by Judith Kilborn
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Protesting Crucet’s talk

According to the Washington Post (http://(https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2019/10/11/latina-novelist-spoke-about-white-privilege-students-burned-her-book-response/), here’s how students in Georgia responded to a book reading of Make Your Home among Strangers:


A Latina novelist spoke about white privilege. Students burned her book in response.

In response to Jennine Capó Crucet’s talk on campus Wednesday, where she focused her discussion on white privilege, students torched her novel “Make Your Home Among Strangers.”

And here’s Crucet’s official statement about the reading and what happened:

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