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Is Dr Seuss Cancelled? No, His Books Are Simply Being Recalled

Heidi Shamsuddin, Children’s Book Author

12-Mar-21 14:00

Is Dr Seuss Cancelled? No, His Books Are Simply Being Recalled

Earlier this month, it was reported that six Dr Seuss books will no longer be published. The reason? These books contained racist and insensitive portrayal of people of colour. We discuss why such a move was warranted, and if it is a form of “cancel culture”.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann


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Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestDr SeussRacismPeople of ColourCancel CultureRecallDr Seuss EnterpriseChildren’s Books


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