Censorship of Toni Morrison

April 12, 2016

In response to calls to remove Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye from the Northville Public Schools AP English curriculum, the ACLU of Michigan wrote a letter in April 2016 warning against censorship and highlighting the importance of studying the themes of race, poverty and oppression raised by the critically acclaimed novel.  In response, the Board of Education voted unanimously to permit the use of the book. 

(ACLU Legal Director Michael J. Steinberg; Board President Loren Khogali.)

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