The Max Reddick Experience

NATIONAL BANNED BOOKS WEEK—SEPTEMBER 22 - 28, 2013
The Destruction of Black Civilization and The Origin of African Civilization by Chancellor Williams were challenged at the Prince George County high school libraries in 1993 because the two volumes were said to promote “racism against white people.”  In a complaint filed with the state, the works were called “racist pornography” written “to provoke emotions and actions of racial prejudice, bias, hatred, and hostility towards citizens and students in Maryland.” 
But ask yourself, what ideas are contained in this text that protesters really did not want the students exposed to?  Hmmm…
Read a banned book today!

NATIONAL BANNED BOOKS WEEK—SEPTEMBER 22 - 28, 2013

The Destruction of Black Civilization and The Origin of African Civilization by Chancellor Williams were challenged at the Prince George County high school libraries in 1993 because the two volumes were said to promote “racism against white people.”  In a complaint filed with the state, the works were called “racist pornography” written “to provoke emotions and actions of racial prejudice, bias, hatred, and hostility towards citizens and students in Maryland.” 

But ask yourself, what ideas are contained in this text that protesters really did not want the students exposed to?  Hmmm…

Read a banned book today!

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