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Dr. Seuss decision followed lengthy study of racist themes in his books

Posted on AllSides March 2nd, 2021
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The decision to yank six Dr. Seuss books from publication Tuesday followed years of concerns over racist imagery — including an academic study that examined the characters in all of his work over 70 years.

The family of author Theodor Seuss Geisel told the Associated Press on Tuesday that the decision to pull the books from publication followed a lengthy review of feedback from “teachers, academics and specialists.”

But while concerns over possible racism had been around for years, the most damning accusations came in a February 2019 study called,...

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