The committee, which will include parents, would decide whether parents should be warned if a book contains possibly objectionable material; anti-family, cultural insensitivity, drugs/alcohol/smoking, gambling, offensive language, sex education, sexually explicit, unsuited for age group, violence, "depictions of bullying.") ("Racist." "Degrading, insensitive, and oppressive." "Use of the word 'nigger.'" Banned in 1885 in the Concord, Massachusetts library for being what the Public Library Committee called "trash".
Pulled from the reading lists at the three Renton, Washington high schools in 2004 after an African American student said the book degraded her and her culture.
The novel, which is not required reading in Renton schools but is on a supplemental list of approved books, was eventually retained for classroom usage.
Retained on the summer reading list at Antioch, Illinois High School  despite objections from several parents who found its language vulgar and racist.
In response to concerns, however, the district will form a committee each March to review future summer reading assignments.
Oh, and he had hundreds of followers of Confucius buried alive [250 BC].
When Confucian books and scholars were burned by Qin dynasty officials, a single copy of the sage's works was saved in the state library.) ("Homosexuality." "Anti-family." "Unsuited to age group." "Religious viewpoint." "Anti-ethnic." "Sexism." Moved from the children's fiction section to children's nonfiction at two Rolling Hill's Consolidated Library's branches in Savannah and St.Louis Park High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota  as required reading for sophomores.Retained in the Manchester, Connecticut School District  with the requirement that teachers attend seminars on how to deal with issues of race before teaching the book in their classrooms.)(Banned in Egypt and several other Arab states, and even resulted in a belated angry reaction from the clerics of Al-Azhar University upon reprinting in Egypt in the year 2000.The books were returned after the local paper questioned the ban.It should be noted that there was no formal request for the book's removal.Challenged at the Shiloh, Illinois Elementary School library .