By Ann Brown
Not all children’s books are an innocent and innocuous means of entertaining and teaching them. Some covertly subject children to racist imagery and words. Such racist tricknology indoctrinates kids in racism early on. Even Dr. Seuss — yes, “The Cat in the Hat” author — has published racist books.
Theodor Seuss Geisel, best known as Dr. Seuss, authored more than a dozen children’s books from the 1930s to the 1970s. His books are synonymous with young children’s literature but he also churned out some books that have been deemed racist.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises, a San Diego-based company that oversees the author’s estate, announced it will no longer publish six Dr. Seuss books because of their racist imagery.
“And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” portrays a white man whipping on a Black man. “If I Ran the Zoo” features two African men who are savagely depicted — shirtless, shoeless, and wearing grass skirts while holding an exotic animal, NBC Click here to read entire article