Author: Jasper Harris, Author at ACLU of Ohio

  • 09.25.13

    Race and Censorship in America

    “Any treatment, especially in the schools, of questions like war and peace, racism – black and white – religion and patriotism, is bound to raise disagreements and stir emotional response…We know of no way to stimulate the growth of our youth if we insulate them from the real issues.”
    -Coalition of ministers in response to a school book-banning incident

    Prior to the 1450s, Europeans considered the residents of Africa exotic and different, but not necessarily inferior.