Dr. Seuss and Racism #BigIsms

 

 

Seth Lerer reflects on the performance of childishness and the legacy of racist content in children's stories.

Professor Philip Nel of Kansas State University, in his book, Was The Cat in the Hat Black?, argued that this most iconic member of the Seuss menagerie was modeled on minstrel-show performances and African-American idioms. 

GOOD READ: Letter from Whoville: On Dr. Seuss and Racism - BLARB

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