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10 Racist Children`s Books

Are they racist?

submitted by: misscutieroo
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Hits: 6464 | Favorites: 2 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 3.1 | Category: Misc. | Date: 10/15/2013
 
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Wendypants
Female, 30-39, Canada
 2090 Posts
Friday, October 18, 2013 9:09:31 AM
I agree with most everyone that this top 10 list failed and failed hard.
So many of the listed books contained racism (yeah, those were the times all right) and still managed to be anti-racist stories (like LordJim and BoredFrank noted).
Crock-of-poo list, really.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 24847 Posts
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7:52:06 AM
Wiki has a brief summary

Yeesh! That's nasty stuff!

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 16941 Posts
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 4:24:35 AM
If you want to REALLY see a REALLY REALLY racist book, try The Turner Diaries.

Egads, that one is f*cked up. I don't suggest reading the whole thing, find a synopsis somewhere on the internet and you`ll get my point.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 24847 Posts
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 9:02:54 PM
@ak2nc1: He was attempting to be "smart" eh?
Failed, but brave in the effort!

@Twinklestein: Exactly Correct! You should comment more often! :-) :heart:

@auburnjunky: Yes! I find many of this group's output either funny or fun. But this? The fail is grotesque...

@uatme: A valid defense? Close, but no banana! :-) (lolz!)

uatme
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1013 Posts
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 5:20:16 PM
@ak2nc1 books are inanimate objects and cannot 'treat` people and therefore can`t be racist. That was the point I was trying to make.

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