Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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Date: 1951 - 1975 1976 - 1984 1985 - 1995

Region: North America [[:Category:|Category:]] [[:Category:|{location3}]]

Subject: Language [[:Category:|Category:]] [[:Category:|Category:]]

Medium: Textbook [[:Category:|Category:]] [[:Category:|Category:]]


Artist: American Heritage Dictionary and Merriam-Webster Dictionary


Confronting Bodies: different entities including NAACP


Dates of Action: Throughout the 1970s and the 1990s


Location: United States


Description of Artwork: The two reference books are complete dictionaries of the English language.

The Incident: Throughout the years, the two dictionaries have faced multiple incidences of censorship. Recently, the NAACP requested that the dictionaries change the definition of the word, "nigger."

Results of Incident: Unknown

Source: Long Island Coalition Against Censorship, "Censorship in Schools and Libraries" exhibit[[Category:]] [[Category:]][[Category:]] [[Category:]][[Category:]] [[Category:]]