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.
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Letter from Whoville: On Dr. Seuss and Racism https://t.co/eTXJEVFzy3— Trace kalala Hentz (@StonePony33) May 28, 2021