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Banned Book Week

September 24-October 1, 2011

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Jubilee

2011

Challenged at the Jacksonville (IL) High School by a pastor who said he found the fictionalized story of the author's grandmother, who was born as a slave in Georgia, "offensive" and "trashy" novel about the way of life in the Old South. "We believe it is to promote superiority for white people and to step on black people and make them feel inferior."

2010

Challenged at the Jacksonville (IL) High School by a pastor who said he found the fictionalized story of the author's grandmother, who was born as a slave in Georgia, "offensive" and "trashy" and a novel about the way of life in the Old South. "We believe it is to promote superiority for white people and to step on black people and make them feel inferior."



Held by Marshall University (Morrow Library, PZ4.W1814 Ju)



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