The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers

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Artist: Langston Hughes

Year: 1980’s

Date of Action:

Region: North America


Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Literature

Confronting Bodies:

Description of Artwork: "According to one of the board's press releases, the books were 'anti-American, anti-Christian, anti-Semetic sic and just plain filthy.' The anti-Semetic charge was a reference to Malamud."

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Results of Incident: {{{description_of_result}}}

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/1981/12/20/books/book-banning-in-america.html


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