Difference between revisions of "Talk:Little Black Sambo"

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(I don't remember the book as racist)
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:Give EdBot the credit--"he" changed it, then I saw it whilst cruising recent changes.--[[User:RossC|RossC]] 22:18, 1 April 2008 (EDT)
 
:Give EdBot the credit--"he" changed it, then I saw it whilst cruising recent changes.--[[User:RossC|RossC]] 22:18, 1 April 2008 (EDT)
 
::"Although the book doesn't contain any racial overtones, it has been known as a controversial book due to the original illustrations in early european and american editions which gave the character an african look. In reality, this popular fairy tale is about a young boy in India and his adventures." [http://books.google.com/books?id=59uM4eQbxTkC&dq=little+black+sambo&client=firefox-a&source=gbs_summary_s&cad=0] --[[User:Ed Poor|Ed Poor]] <sup>[[User talk:Ed Poor|Talk]]</sup> 22:39, 1 April 2008 (EDT)
 
::"Although the book doesn't contain any racial overtones, it has been known as a controversial book due to the original illustrations in early european and american editions which gave the character an african look. In reality, this popular fairy tale is about a young boy in India and his adventures." [http://books.google.com/books?id=59uM4eQbxTkC&dq=little+black+sambo&client=firefox-a&source=gbs_summary_s&cad=0] --[[User:Ed Poor|Ed Poor]] <sup>[[User talk:Ed Poor|Talk]]</sup> 22:39, 1 April 2008 (EDT)
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:::Well, the cover of the book seems like a stereotypical caricature of a black person with thick lips, so I could see how that could be considered controversial. [[User:DanH|DanH]] 22:45, 1 April 2008 (EDT)

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Thanks for finding that vandalism. It had been here for 11 months! DanH 21:44, 1 April 2008 (EDT)

Give EdBot the credit--"he" changed it, then I saw it whilst cruising recent changes.--RossC 22:18, 1 April 2008 (EDT)
"Although the book doesn't contain any racial overtones, it has been known as a controversial book due to the original illustrations in early european and american editions which gave the character an african look. In reality, this popular fairy tale is about a young boy in India and his adventures." [1] --Ed Poor Talk 22:39, 1 April 2008 (EDT)
Well, the cover of the book seems like a stereotypical caricature of a black person with thick lips, so I could see how that could be considered controversial. DanH 22:45, 1 April 2008 (EDT)