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Racism in Children’s Literature through Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Reynolds, Allyn (2018) Racism in Children’s Literature through Uncle Tom’s Cabin. In: ASRA 2018, 20 Apr 2018, University of Pittsburgh. (Unpublished)

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An often-neglected incubator of hateful messages is children’s literature, where blatant misrepresentation or, more commonly, a lack of depiction at all, convey racist attitudes to America’s most vulnerable population: its children. Children’s literature has largely remained stagnant with depictions of African-Americans still transmitting altered historical narratives. Afterall, if children of color cannot find themselves in stories, doesn’t it communicate to them on their value in society?


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Status: Unpublished
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Reynolds, AllynANR164@pitt.eduANR164
Date: 2018
Event Title: ASRA 2018
Event Dates: 20 Apr 2018
Event Type: Other
Schools and Programs: Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences > English
Refereed: No
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2018 18:58
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2018 18:58


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