Invisible Man

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Artist: Ralph Ellison

Year: 1950’s

Date of Action:

Region: North America


Subject: Explicit Sexuality

Medium: Literature

Confronting Bodies:

Description of Artwork: "In 2013, Randolph County Public Schools in North Carolina after they banned the book because of a complaint that it 'is not so innocent; instead, this book is filthier, too much for teenagers.' Ten days after the original ban, the board held a special meeting to reconsider their actions and voted 6-1 to return the book"

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Source: http://articles.latimes.com/2013/sep/24/nation/la-na-book-ban-nc-20130925


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