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Remember Save the Pearls? Racist YA Novel?

It's back in the blogosphere:

http://io9.com/5936309/weird-tales-magazine-faces-a-boycott-after-endorsing-a-thoroughly-non+racist-book

http://nudiemuse.tumblr.com/post/29871370526/so-remember-that-shitty-save-the-pearls-book

http://jimhines.livejournal.com/648649.html

http://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/2012/08/indigenous-peoples-in-victoria-foyts_5.html

And author has now crossed the line between unintentionally racist to willfully, stubbornly racist as she refuses to listen to POC criticism and now describes her critics as racist:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/victoria-foyt/judging-a-book-by-its-cov_1_b_1721066.html
Tags: books, prejudice, racism, reading, writing
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