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Dr. Seuss Is a Racist!?

Stink, Stank, Stunk.

The Massachusetts Cambridgeport Elementary School librarian, yes librarian, Liz Phipps Soeiro declined Dr. Seuss books donated by First Lady Melania Trump.

Soeiro writes about her school, “We still struggle to close the achievement gap, retain teachers of color, and dismantle the systemic white supremacy in our institution.”  In other words, she admits to working for a white supremacist organization.

Soeiro claims her kids have access to tons of books and that Melania Trump should have given the books to the less fortunate: “Cities like Philadelphia, Chicago, and Detroit are suffering through expansion, privatization, and school ‘choice’ with no interest in outcomes of children, their families, their teachers, and their schools. Are those kids any less deserving of books simply because of circumstances beyond their control? Why not go out of your way to gift books to underfunded and underprivileged communities that continue to be marginalized and maligned by policies put in place by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos?” read more

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