Virginia schools in one county cancel Dr. Seuss for ‘racial undertones’

Virginia schools in one county cancel Dr. Seuss for ‘racial undertones’
First Lady Melania Trump reading Dr Seuss to children (Image: YouTube screen grab)

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Another day, another cancellation.

Yesterday, it was Mr. Potato Head. Today, it’s Dr. Seuss.

March 2 marks Read Across America Day, a national recognition of Dr. Seuss’ birthday for more than 20 years. Now, a liberal educator group dubbed “Learning for Justice” is demanding Dr. Seuss‘ books be stripped from school libraries because of their “racial undertones.”

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The Daily Wire reported districts such as Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia have already told its teachers to “avoid connecting Read Across America Day with Dr. Seuss.”

… Loudoun County Schools said in an announcement … “As we become more culturally responsive and racially conscious, all building leaders should know that in recent years there has been research revealing radical undertones in the books written and the illustrations drawn by Dr. Seuss.”

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