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School District Rescinds Ban on Invisible Man

North Carolina officials thought Ellison's classic was inappropriate for teens

(Newser) - A North Carolina school board has rescinded its ban on Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, returning it to local high school libraries. The Randolph County Board of Education voted 6-1 this week to reverse the ban it issued 10 days ago . The board voted 5-2 on Sept. 16 to pull... More »

School Board Bans Ellison's Invisible Man

Member found 'no literary value' in award-winning racial narrative

(Newser) - A North Carolina county school board has voted to ban Ralph Ellison's acclaimed novel Invisible Man from school libraries, after a parent complained about its language, its sexual content, and the fact that it was written in the first person. "I didn't find any literary value,"... More »

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