Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss 6 books won’t be published over racist imagery
See six Dr. Seuss books will no longer be Published. Because of what’s described as Racist and insensitive imagery.
6The business group that protects dr Seuss’s legacy says. That move is to make Sure his catalog Represents and supports all communities And families Carly Shimkus is here to Give us the lowdown.
Today is Dr Seuss’s Birthday. But rather than celebrate Some of his iconic children’s. Books are Quite literally being canceled. Dr. Seuss is announcing that it will Cease publication Of six of the late authors. Books due to Racially insensitive illustrations.
They include and to think that. I saw it On mulberry street and if I ran the zoo. The company telling the associated press. That they portray people in ways. That Is hurtful and wrong And ceasing sales of these. Books is only Part of our commitment and our broader Plan.
To ensure dr Seuss’s enterprise’s catalog Represents and supports all communities And families. Now for over 20 years, the iconic Author’s birthday is celebrated in Schools. As read across America day President Biden marking the occasion. Yesterday with a Presidential Proclamation.
But did not mention dr Seuss by name amid growing criticism. But The author was celebrated by former President Obama. Who read green eggs and ham to children During. the 2010 white house easter egg Roll. That same year former first lady Michelle Obama read the cat in the hat.
To a group of children as well. Now anger over dr Seuss’s drawings has Grown over the years. A 2019 saint Catherine university study Found 2 percent of dr Seuss’s human Drawings Are characters of color. They are typically presented in a subservient, Or dehumanized role now.
The cat in the Hat has also faced backlash. Over accusations, it’s based on minstrel Stereotypes Virginia’s Loudoun county.
Public schools Making news this week by encouraging Teachers To distance themselves. Read across America day from Dr Seuss even though it guys his Birthday. Happy birthday dr Seuss.