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WWLP Springfield
Still no word on when, or if, controversial Dr. Seuss mural will be taken downsaid it would. The mural became the center of controversy when three children’
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 hours ago
said it would. The mural became the center of controversy when three children’s authors, Mike Curato, Lisa Yee and Mo Willems, of Northampton, said they would be declining an offer to go to the museum over it. The mural depicts a scene from... Read more
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The Columbian
Program helps students new to U.S. adjust to Englishin books. Her favorite, she says, pulling one from the stack on her desk, is “
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
in books. Her favorite, she says, pulling one from the stack on her desk, is “Elephant and Piggie,” a book series by Mo Willems. She flips quickly through an edition of the animal friends’ adventures, reading aloud as Elephant and Piggie... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Authors: Dr. Seuss mural “is obviously offensive in 2017”at the center of the Dr. Seuss mural controversy still haven’t returned any pho
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
at the center of the Dr. Seuss mural controversy still haven’t returned any phone calls or emails. Authors Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee wrote a letter to the museum, calling this image on the mural “deeply hurtful,” and cancelling their... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Dr. Seuss’ racial history draws controversyhave been considered amusing to some when it was published 80 years ago, it is
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 9 days ago
have been considered amusing to some when it was published 80 years ago, it is obviously offensive in 2017,” said writers Mo Willems, Lisa Yee and Mike Curato in a letter explaining why they had decided to bow out of a literary festival, since... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Dr. Seuss' racial history draws controversyhave been considered amusing to some when it was published 80 years ago, it is
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
have been considered amusing to some when it was published 80 years ago, it is obviously offensive in 2017," said writers Mo Willems, Lisa Yee and Mike Curato in a letter explaining why they had decided to bow out of a literary festival, since... Read more
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Boston Globe
Seuss museum in Springfield says mural is not for salefestival at the museum because the image reinforced racial stereotypes. In a j
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
festival at the museum because the image reinforced racial stereotypes. In a joint letter posted on Twitter, Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee said the mural features a “jarring racial stereotype of a Chinese man, who is depicted with... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Dr. Seuss museum pulling mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'which was described by some as a "jarring racial stereotype." On Oct. 5, autho
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
which was described by some as a "jarring racial stereotype." On Oct. 5, authors Mike Curato ("Little Elliot, Big City"), Mo Willems ("The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!" and Lisa Yee ("DC Super Hero Girls" series) decided not to attend a children's book... Read more
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FOX News
Dr. Seuss museum mural accused of being racist could get new ownerThat I Saw It on Mulberry Street." The museum said Thursday the mural will be
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
That I Saw It on Mulberry Street." The museum said Thursday the mural will be replaced after three children's authors — Mo Willems, Mike Curato and Lisa Yee — said it contains a "jarring racial stereotype." "We recently learned that a key... Read more
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FOX News
Dr. Seuss museum mural accused of being racist could get new ownerThat I Saw It on Mulberry Street." The museum said Thursday the mural will be
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
That I Saw It on Mulberry Street." The museum said Thursday the mural will be replaced after three children's authors — Mo Willems, Mike Curato and Lisa Yee — said it contains a "jarring racial stereotype." "We recently learned that a key... Read more
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Breitbart
Dr. Seuss Museum Mural to Be Replaced After Authors Claim Illustration ‘Racist’illustrations from Dr. Seuss’s first children’s book, And to Think That I Saw I
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
illustrations from Dr. Seuss’s first children’s book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street. Authors Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee signed a letter that said the illustrations portray “deeply hurtful” racial stereotypes about the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Springfield businessmen offer to buy controversial mural from Dr. Seuss museumafter three children’s authors said it contains a ‘‘jarring racial stereotype,”
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
after three children’s authors said it contains a ‘‘jarring racial stereotype,” of a Chinese man. Authors Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee said in a letter Thursday that they would boycott a children’s book festival at the museum because... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Are Dr. Seuss' books racist? Experts weigh in on controversycurrent authors/illustrators who provide children with marvelous books as they
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
current authors/illustrators who provide children with marvelous books as they learn the concept of story. For example, Mo Willems’ 25 books in the 'Elephant and Piggie' series are truly loved by children today as they learn to read and long... Read more
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Boston Globe
Seuss flap points to beloved author’s mixed legacyThis is political correctness at its worst, and this is what is wrong with our
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
This is political correctness at its worst, and this is what is wrong with our country.” But the authors — Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee — applauded the planned removal, calling it “a change that we feel will help the museum more... Read more
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FOX News
Dr. Seuss museum mural to be replaced amid claims of a racist depictiontake down the mural, the authors said they would attend, but the museum has not
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
take down the mural, the authors said they would attend, but the museum has not said if the festival is back on. Authors Mo Willems, Mike Curato and Lisa Yee signed a letter and posted it to social media explaining why they take issue with the... Read more
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FOX News
Dr. Seuss museum mural to be replaced amid claims of a racist depictiontake down the mural, the authors said they would attend, but the museum has not
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
take down the mural, the authors said they would attend, but the museum has not said if the festival is back on. Authors Mo Willems, Mike Curato and Lisa Yee signed a letter and posted it to social media explaining why they take issue with the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'— and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened museum
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
— and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened museum because of it. The authors — including Mo Willems, the Caldecott-winning writer and illustrator behind the popular Pigeon and Knuffle Bunny books — issued a joint... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'— and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened museum
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
— and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened museum because of it. The authors — including Mo Willems, the Caldecott-winning writer and illustrator behind the popular Pigeon and Knuffle Bunny books — issued a joint... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints it depicted 'jarring racial stereotype'— and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened museum
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
— and that they were boycotting an upcoming festival at the newly opened museum because of it. The authors — including Mo Willems, the Caldecott-winning writer and illustrator behind the popular Pigeon and Knuffle Bunny books — issued a joint... Read more
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Boston Herald
Dr. Seuss Museum plans to remove a 'racist' muralremove a mural that some authors have called a “jarring racial stereotype.” Ac
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
remove a mural that some authors have called a “jarring racial stereotype.” According to Metro, the authors, Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee, were invited to attend and read at the museum’s Amazing World of Dr. Suess Children’s Literature... Read more
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Fortune
Dr. Seuss Museum Plans to Remove a 'Racist' Muralremove a mural that some authors have called a “jarring racial stereotype.” Ac
Fortune / Posted 14 days ago
remove a mural that some authors have called a “jarring racial stereotype.” According to Metro, the authors, Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee, were invited to attend and read at the museum’s Amazing World of Dr. Suess Children’s Literature... Read more
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The Washington Times
Dr. Seuss character incredulously deemed racist“And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” character represents a “jarring
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
“And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” character represents a “jarring racial stereotype” to three other authors — Mo Willems, Mike Curato and Lisa Lee. The Chinese man in the Dr. Seuss book is shown in the mural with chopsticks, a pointed... Read more
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FOX News
Dr. Seuss museum mural to be replaced amid claims of a racist depictiontake down the mural, the authors said they would attend, but the museum has not
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
take down the mural, the authors said they would attend, but the museum has not said if the festival is back on. Authors Mo Willems, Mike Curato and Lisa Yee signed a letter and posted it to social media explaining why they take issue with the... Read more
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FOX News
Dr. Seuss museum mural to be replaced amid claims of a racist depictiontake down the mural, the authors said they would attend, but the museum has not
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
take down the mural, the authors said they would attend, but the museum has not said if the festival is back on. Authors Mo Willems, Mike Curato and Lisa Yee signed a letter and posted it to social media explaining why they take issue with the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dr. Seuss museum to replace mural after complaints of racismboycott event in Springfield, Massachusetts Chinaman character is from 'And to
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
boycott event in Springfield, Massachusetts Chinaman character is from 'And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street' Mo Willems, Mike Curato and Lisa Yee declined the invitation to the museum's inaugural Children's Literature Festival, which... Read more
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Boston Globe
After authors boycott children’s book festival, Dr. Seuss museum said it will take down mural Seuss museum to remove muralauthors said they would boycott a children’s book festival because the image re
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
authors said they would boycott a children’s book festival because the image reinforced racial stereotypes. Mike Curato, Mo Willems, and Lisa Yee said the mural from Seuss’ first book, “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” features a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trio of authors boycott festival at Dr. Seuss museum over muralFestival at a Dr. Seuss museum over a mural that, they say, promotes racial ste
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Festival at a Dr. Seuss museum over a mural that, they say, promotes racial stereotypes. The authors — including Mo Willems, the Caldecott-winning writer and illustrator behind the popular Pigeon and Knuffle Bunny books — tweeted a joint... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dr. Seuss museum under fire over mural depicting ‘jarring racial stereotype’Festival at a Dr. Seuss museum over a mural that, they say, promotes racial ste
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Festival at a Dr. Seuss museum over a mural that, they say, promotes racial stereotypes. The authors — including Mo Willems, the Caldecott-winning writer and illustrator behind the popular Pigeon and Knuffle Bunny books — tweeted a joint... Read more
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