Because they are said to contain racist passages, nearly 5,000 books were destroyed in Canada. Famous works were also included.
Windsor – Nearly 5,000 comics, novels, and encyclopedias were burned in Windsor, Canada for allegedly containing racist passages. A school authority wanted to set an example with this anti-racism campaign. According to information from “Radio Canada”, the incineration took place in 2019. After the action became known, neither the authorities nor the then advisor Suzy Kies wanted to take responsibility for the action.
According to “Radio Canada”, the goal was reconciliation with the native people of the country. These are portrayed insultingly and stereotypically in the books. Those responsible cited exaggerated sign language, frequent nudity and brutality in the stories as examples. *24hamburg.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA