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Removing one book is not a 'quick fix'


February 6, 2020

Dear Editor,

I am glad they’ve decided to remove the books but I don’t want this to be the final step they take. This issue is larger than one book series. Skippyjon Jones was just an example of how racism is as normal to us white people as taking a breath of air. Our children were growing up reading it thinking it’s OK, and adults were reading it and may have felt uncomfortable with it but continued to let it sit on the shelves.

Not every book is a good book or one that should be read. As adults and community leaders we need to vet every book in our library as well as the informatio...

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