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Breaking up with your favorite racist childhood classic books

Breaking up with your favorite racist childhood classic books

Fifth, because any culture you grow up in seems natural and inevitable, sometimes you simply don’t see. On the morning of March 2, I heard that Dr. Seuss Enterprises was withdrawing these six books, via a text from my friend, professor Sarah Park Dahlen. And I immediately thought: “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” “If I Ran the Zoo,” and “Scrambled Eggs Super!” will be withdrawn for their racist caricatures. They were.

Published at Sun, 16 May 2021 15:58:29 +0000

Article source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/05/16/breaking-up-with-racist-childrens-books/