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View maybelldevelopments's Instagram M: Hey man, what’s your name?

W: They call me Whiskey

M: And you’re this guy’s uncle? (Refer to previous post)

W: Yeah man, I look after him.

M: You from around Regina?

W: Have been for a while but originally from Carlyle and White Bear. I worked at the casino out there as a cook. I love cooking.

M: Yeah? What brought you to Regina then?

W: Family, but they left a while ago.

M: How long you been here?

W: Since ’98. 18 years.

M: And you still like cooking?

W: Yeah, I get some cooking jobs now and then. Kitchen’s too hot though.

M: Is that what you hope to do?

W: Yeah I’d love to get my red seal and cook. Be a chef. .
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Every person we speak with receives an essentials bad. Jump over to www.maybelldevelopments.com/donate and check the box marked "$50 essentials bag". Every penny marked for a bag goes right to purchasing a bag for an individual filled with items every person needs (socks, deodorant, toothbrush, seasonal stuff, etc.). If you provide us with your email address we will be sure to let you know before we post who your bag is going to.
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M: Hey man, what’s your name? W: They call me Whiskey M: And you’re this guy’s uncle? (Refer to previous post) W: Yeah man, I look after him. M: You from around Regina? W: Have been for a while but originally from Carlyle and White Bear. I worked at the casino out there as a cook. I love cooking. M: Yeah? What brought you to Regina then? W: Family, but they left a while ago. M: How long you been here? W: Since ’98. 18 years. M: And you still like cooking? W: Yeah, I get some cooking jobs now and then. Kitchen’s too hot though. M: Is that what you hope to do? W: Yeah I’d love to get my red seal and cook. Be a chef. . . Every person we speak with receives an essentials bad. Jump over to www.maybelldevelopments.com/donate and check the box marked "$50 essentials bag". Every penny marked for a bag goes right to purchasing a bag for an individual filled with items every person needs (socks, deodorant, toothbrush, seasonal stuff, etc.). If you provide us with your email address we will be sure to let you know before we post who your bag is going to. 📸 @s.aspinall . . . . . #yqr #yqrcommunity #seeyqr #saskatchewan #bethelight #makeadifference #empowerment #endpoverty #socialgood #community #thisismycommunity #charity #dogood #advocacy #rethinkchange

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View bfecoach's Instagram Happy Red Nose Day!!! Doing our part to end child poverty!!! 1522885146981152781_4467140987

Happy Red Nose Day!!! Doing our part to end child poverty!!!

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View shadesformigraine's Instagram Migraine Solidarity Day is around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a fun, global campaign to raise awareness and end the stigma on migraine disorders. 
Show you care by wearing a pair of sunglasses all day on June 21st! They just need to be visible…hanging around your neck, hanging from your shirt or propped on your head are options if you can’t wear them on your face the entire day. Wear them indoors and in places where people usually don’t wear sunglasses.  Be silly. Wear goofy ones if you dare. Let them make a statement. Start a conversation! Post a photo of yourself and hashtag #shadesformigraine . The most creative photos can be featured on our website and social media sites! Make sure you challenge at least two friends to do the same!

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Migraine Solidarity Day is around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a fun, global campaign to raise awareness and end the stigma on migraine disorders. Show you care by wearing a pair of sunglasses all day on June 21st! They just need to be visible…hanging around your neck, hanging from your shirt or propped on your head are options if you can’t wear them on your face the entire day. Wear them indoors and in places where people usually don’t wear sunglasses. Be silly. Wear goofy ones if you dare. Let them make a statement. Start a conversation! Post a photo of yourself and hashtag #shadesformigraine. The most creative photos can be featured on our website and social media sites! Make sure you challenge at least two friends to do the same! #migraine #migraineawareness #migrainelife #advocacy #migraineawarenessmonth

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View benolaboss's Instagram @Regrann from @benola_cpi -  Because it resonates with the colours for Cerebral Palsy Awareness, we're always excited to see someone wearing any shade of green and guess what? @entrailingstylesbymom, you nailed it with this shot. So, thank you and God bless!🙏🙌💪☝ #cerebralpalsy #cerebralpalsyawareness #disability #disabilityawareness #advocacy #advocate #support #supportoneanother #donate #donor #donorsupport #care #charity #charitychallenge #supportcp #cpawareness #ngosupport #FashionNation #fashion #fashionable #classy #class #colourful #green #gogreen #greenisgood #greenisthenewblack - #regrann 1522880097576994852_1698892699

@Regrann from @benola_cpi - Because it resonates with the colours for Cerebral Palsy Awareness, we're always excited to see someone wearing any shade of green and guess what? @entrailingstylesbymom, you nailed it with this shot. So, thank you and God bless!🙏🙌💪☝ #cerebralpalsy #cerebralpalsyawareness #disability #disabilityawareness #advocacy #advocate #support #supportoneanother #donate #donor #donorsupport #care #charity #charitychallenge #supportcp #cpawareness #ngosupport #fashionnation #fashion #fashionable #classy #class #colourful #green #gogreen #greenisgood #greenisthenewblack- #regrann

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View thelegacycenter's Instagram Meet James -- a former U.S Army veteran with 7 years of active duty in Afghanistan. A certified underwater welder. A brother. A son. A friend. A protector. A believer. Human.

James is currently waiting for his  Veteran's Association paper work to process. He has 56 days left from the initial 150 he was quoted. James is believing in change and can see his new life in the horizon. His story is incredible and we can't wait to share it with the world. 1522873704508677696_291360138

Meet James -- a former U.S Army veteran with 7 years of active duty in Afghanistan. A certified underwater welder. A brother. A son. A friend. A protector. A believer. Human. James is currently waiting for his Veteran's Association paper work to process. He has 56 days left from the initial 150 he was quoted. James is believing in change and can see his new life in the horizon. His story is incredible and we can't wait to share it with the world.

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View humanswithasd's Instagram "I would love for you to meet my son Mavric! He is 5 and with early intervention we have come so far and made such great improvements especially with speech and socially!  We hit school next year and he loves reading his sisters grade 1 reading books! He loves numbers and letters and is now using imaginative play... he is kind and loving and I know how lucky and blessed I am to be his mum... we like u all have our day to day struggles, but we get through them and everyday we make progress, at something ! He is a funny kid, that has a wicked sense of humour... our favourite thing at the moment is street signs and what they mean ... this kid will pass his drivers license with ease I tell you ... Thank you !" -Kellie Bowser 1522870000771578050_3950755534

"I would love for you to meet my son Mavric! He is 5 and with early intervention we have come so far and made such great improvements especially with speech and socially! We hit school next year and he loves reading his sisters grade 1 reading books! He loves numbers and letters and is now using imaginative play... he is kind and loving and I know how lucky and blessed I am to be his mum... we like u all have our day to day struggles, but we get through them and everyday we make progress, at something ! He is a funny kid, that has a wicked sense of humour... our favourite thing at the moment is street signs and what they mean ... this kid will pass his drivers license with ease I tell you ... Thank you !" -Kellie Bowser

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View benola_cpi's Instagram Because it resonates with the colours for Cerebral Palsy Awareness, we're always excited to see someone wearing any shade of green and guess what? @entrailingstylesbymom, you nailed it with this shot. So, thank you and God bless!🙏🙌💪☝ #cerebralpalsy #cerebralpalsyawareness #disability #disabilityawareness #advocacy #advocate #support #supportoneanother #donate #donor #donorsupport #care #charity #charitychallenge #supportcp #cpawareness #ngosupport #FashionNation #fashion #fashionable #classy #class #colourful #green #gogreen #greenisgood #greenisthenewblack 1522869855522247207_1363229844

Because it resonates with the colours for Cerebral Palsy Awareness, we're always excited to see someone wearing any shade of green and guess what? @entrailingstylesbymom, you nailed it with this shot. So, thank you and God bless!🙏🙌💪☝ #cerebralpalsy #cerebralpalsyawareness #disability #disabilityawareness #advocacy #advocate #support #supportoneanother #donate #donor #donorsupport #care #charity #charitychallenge #supportcp #cpawareness #ngosupport #fashionnation #fashion #fashionable #classy #class #colourful #green #gogreen #greenisgood #greenisthenewblack

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View dukeofpicopr's Instagram May 31st, 2017 join me at #Cannagather in Santa Monica, CA for a night of Cannabis discussion. Also on the bill is @medwestllc James Slatic. Get tickets at Cannagather.com #thc #cbd  #cannabis  #advocacy  #glaca  #LosAngeles #dailycannabis  #original  #Unified  #prop215  #SB420  #ufcw #MedicalCannabis  #CBD  #OG  #OGKush  #420  #weed #hightimes  #vape  #420times  #marijuana  #hightimes #cannabisbroughtmehere  #cannabiscommunity #losangeles  #california  #meds  #mmj  #HuffingtonPost @hightimesmagazine  @dopemagazine @the420times 1522864987034202639_4925223754

May 31st, 2017 join me at #cannagatherin Santa Monica, CA for a night of Cannabis discussion. Also on the bill is @medwestllc James Slatic. Get tickets at Cannagather.com #thc #cbd #cannabis #advocacy #glaca #losangeles #dailycannabis #original #unified #prop215 #sb420 #ufcw #medicalcannabis #cbd #og #ogkush #420 #weed #hightimes #vape #420times #marijuana #hightimes #cannabisbroughtmehere #cannabiscommunity #losangeles #california #meds #mmj #huffingtonpost@hightimesmagazine @dopemagazine @the420times

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View pencilsofhopesk's Instagram Want to win a $50 gift card to Tj's Pizza? All you've got to do is like us on Facebook! Contest runs until 9pm on May 31st! Link is in our bio! -
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Want to win a $50 gift card to Tj's Pizza? All you've got to do is like us on Facebook! Contest runs until 9pm on May 31st! Link is in our bio! - - - - #pencilsofhope #charity #goodcause #makingadifference #changemakers #givingback #giveback #socialgood #advocate #advocare #advocacy #fundraiser #nonprofit #ngo #education #canada #donate #giveaway #cause #ngo #regina #saskatoon #schools #dogood   #change #yxe #yqr #exploresask

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View _parlour's Instagram ASAC Inc. wants you to keep in the loop and start a conversation. 
If you disagree or agree with our topics and questions of interest, feel free to get in touch. Let’s start the debate #agency2017
#Agency2017 #Student #Architecture #conference #congress #community #design #build #share #sydney #australia #agents #advocacy #equity #parlourinstaguest 
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ASAC Inc. wants you to keep in the loop and start a conversation. If you disagree or agree with our topics and questions of interest, feel free to get in touch. Let’s start the debate #agency2017 #agency2017 #student #architecture #conference #congress #community #design #build #share #sydney #australia #agents #advocacy #equity #parlourinstaguest #uts #usyd #unsw #architecturestudents

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View _parlour's Instagram The ASAC team is growing and we meet on a fortnightly basis at UTS Architecture faculty. If you’re keen on knowing more about us or have any creative ideas, please join us at our next meeting. 
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The ASAC team is growing and we meet on a fortnightly basis at UTS Architecture faculty. If you’re keen on knowing more about us or have any creative ideas, please join us at our next meeting. #agency2017 #student #architecture #conference #congress #community #design #build #share #sydney #australia #agents #advocacy #equity #parlourinstaguest #uts #unsw #usyd

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View _parlour's Instagram ASAC Inc currently have a team of enthusiastic student reps from University of Sydney, UNSW, UTS, New Zealand, University of Tasmania. If you are interested in getting involved or helping out send us an email at asac2017agency@gmail.com or send us a message via social media.

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ASAC Inc currently have a team of enthusiastic student reps from University of Sydney, UNSW, UTS, New Zealand, University of Tasmania. If you are interested in getting involved or helping out send us an email at [email protected] or send us a message via social media. #agency2017 #student #architecture #conference #congress #community #design #build #share #sydney #australia #agents #advocacy #equity #parlourinstaguest #architecturestudent #usyd #uts #unsw #architecturelovers

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View huntingtonsocietycanada's Instagram Bunny has been supporting HSC for many years now and she is one of the people responsible for our newly formed Durham Chapter. She's now waving the flag for #Huntingtondisease across Durham region and we're glad to bring her story to you. Click here to read our latest blog post about how HD has affected her life and how she's inspiring us every single day. http://ow.ly/Xzcz30c19ej #HSCFamily #cureHD 
Take the time to share her story and let their impact ripple within your social circles.

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Bunny has been supporting HSC for many years now and she is one of the people responsible for our newly formed Durham Chapter. She's now waving the flag for #huntingtondiseaseacross Durham region and we're glad to bring her story to you. Click here to read our latest blog post about how HD has affected her life and how she's inspiring us every single day. http://ow.ly/Xzcz30c19ej #hscfamily #curehd Take the time to share her story and let their impact ripple within your social circles. #community #instagood #potd #nonprofits #volunteering #huntingtonsdisease #genetics #raredisorders #disease #canada #huntingtonsdisease #awareness #advocacy

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View fg_talks's Instagram @Regrann from @benolaboss -  LULU'S WHEELCHAIR DRIVE (A subtle reminder)

One of the challenges in running a disability driven initiative with a primary focus on advocacy and capacity building is that, our visibility for which we are no doubt greatfull, has  now resulted in a situation where Benola is overwhelmed with demands for all kinds of assistance (Financial, Medication, Mobility aids etc) from Homes and individuals located all over the country and beyond, which just breaks our hearts. So to mark the 21st Birthday of Olaoluwa, the Face of Benola, on 14th June 2017, we are launching an appeal for 21 Wheelchairs with unique features (High and reclining backrest) to meet the demands of CP children who tend to have hdisplaced hips which makes seating in standard Wheelchairs painfull. So please, let's do this!

For additional information visit: www.benola.org 
email: info@benola.org or Call/SMS/WhatsApp: 09055928295

For additional information visit: www.benola.org 
email: info@benola.org. SMS: 07084530762

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@Regrann from @benolaboss - LULU'S WHEELCHAIR DRIVE (A subtle reminder) One of the challenges in running a disability driven initiative with a primary focus on advocacy and capacity building is that, our visibility for which we are no doubt greatfull, has  now resulted in a situation where Benola is overwhelmed with demands for all kinds of assistance (Financial, Medication, Mobility aids etc) from Homes and individuals located all over the country and beyond, which just breaks our hearts. So to mark the 21st Birthday of Olaoluwa, the Face of Benola, on 14th June 2017, we are launching an appeal for 21 Wheelchairs with unique features (High and reclining backrest) to meet the demands of CP children who tend to have hdisplaced hips which makes seating in standard Wheelchairs painfull. So please, let's do this! For additional information visit: www.benola.org  email:[email protected] or Call/SMS/WhatsApp: 09055928295 For additional information visit: www.benola.org  email:[email protected] SMS: 07084530762 #cerebralpalsy #cerebralpalsyawareness #disability #disabilityawareness  #advocacy #disabilityadvocate #csr #wheelchair #wheelchairs #wheelchairlife #donate #donor #donorsupport #mobility #mobilityaid #assistivetechnology #charity #charitychallenge #charityevent #charitywork #support #supportcp #cpawareness #cpchild #ngo #ngosupport #lagos #nigeria

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View benola_cpi's Instagram @Regrann from @benolaboss -  LULU'S WHEELCHAIR DRIVE (A subtle reminder)

One of the challenges in running a disability driven initiative with a primary focus on advocacy and capacity building is that, our visibility for which we are no doubt greatfull, has  now resulted in a situation where Benola is overwhelmed with demands for all kinds of assistance (Financial, Medication, Mobility aids etc) from Homes and individuals located all over the country and beyond, which just breaks our hearts. So to mark the 21st Birthday of Olaoluwa, the Face of Benola, on 14th June 2017, we are launching an appeal for 21 Wheelchairs with unique features (High and reclining backrest) to meet the demands of CP children who tend to have hdisplaced hips which makes seating in standard Wheelchairs painfull. So please, let's do this!

For additional information visit: www.benola.org 
email: info@benola.org or Call/SMS/WhatsApp: 09055928295

For additional information visit: www.benola.org 
email: info@benola.org. SMS: 07084530762

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@Regrann from @benolaboss - LULU'S WHEELCHAIR DRIVE (A subtle reminder) One of the challenges in running a disability driven initiative with a primary focus on advocacy and capacity building is that, our visibility for which we are no doubt greatfull, has  now resulted in a situation where Benola is overwhelmed with demands for all kinds of assistance (Financial, Medication, Mobility aids etc) from Homes and individuals located all over the country and beyond, which just breaks our hearts. So to mark the 21st Birthday of Olaoluwa, the Face of Benola, on 14th June 2017, we are launching an appeal for 21 Wheelchairs with unique features (High and reclining backrest) to meet the demands of CP children who tend to have hdisplaced hips which makes seating in standard Wheelchairs painfull. So please, let's do this! For additional information visit: www.benola.org  email:[email protected] or Call/SMS/WhatsApp: 09055928295 For additional information visit: www.benola.org  email:[email protected] SMS: 07084530762 #cerebralpalsy #cerebralpalsyawareness #disability #disabilityawareness  #advocacy #disabilityadvocate #csr #wheelchair #wheelchairs #wheelchairlife #donate #donor #donorsupport #mobility #mobilityaid #assistivetechnology #charity #charitychallenge #charityevent #charitywork #support #supportcp #cpawareness #cpchild #ngo #ngosupport #lagos #nigeria

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View benolaboss's Instagram LULU'S WHEELCHAIR DRIVE (A subtle reminder)

One of the challenges in running a disability driven initiative with a primary focus on advocacy and capacity building is that, our visibility for which we are no doubt greatfull, has  now resulted in a situation where Benola is overwhelmed with demands for all kinds of assistance (Financial, Medication, Mobility aids etc) from Homes and individuals located all over the country and beyond, which just breaks our hearts. So to mark the 21st Birthday of Olaoluwa, the Face of Benola, on 14th June 2017, we are launching an appeal for 21 Wheelchairs with unique features (High and reclining backrest) to meet the demands of CP children who tend to have hdisplaced hips which makes seating in standard Wheelchairs painfull. So please, let's do this!

For additional information visit: www.benola.org 
email: info@benola.org or Call/SMS/WhatsApp: 09055928295

For additional information visit: www.benola.org 
email: info@benola.org. SMS: 07084530762

#cerebralpalsy #cerebralpalsyawareness #disability #disabilityawareness  #advocacy #disabilityadvocate #csr #wheelchair #wheelchairs #wheelchairlife #donate #donor #donorsupport #mobility #mobilityaid #assistivetechnology #charity #charitychallenge #charityevent #charitywork #support #supportcp #cpawareness #cpchild #ngo #ngosupport #lagos #nigeria 1522842729692084737_1698892699

LULU'S WHEELCHAIR DRIVE (A subtle reminder) One of the challenges in running a disability driven initiative with a primary focus on advocacy and capacity building is that, our visibility for which we are no doubt greatfull, has  now resulted in a situation where Benola is overwhelmed with demands for all kinds of assistance (Financial, Medication, Mobility aids etc) from Homes and individuals located all over the country and beyond, which just breaks our hearts. So to mark the 21st Birthday of Olaoluwa, the Face of Benola, on 14th June 2017, we are launching an appeal for 21 Wheelchairs with unique features (High and reclining backrest) to meet the demands of CP children who tend to have hdisplaced hips which makes seating in standard Wheelchairs painfull. So please, let's do this! For additional information visit: www.benola.org  email:[email protected] or Call/SMS/WhatsApp: 09055928295 For additional information visit: www.benola.org  email:[email protected] SMS: 07084530762 #cerebralpalsy #cerebralpalsyawareness #disability #disabilityawareness  #advocacy #disabilityadvocate #csr #wheelchair #wheelchairs #wheelchairlife #donate #donor #donorsupport #mobility #mobilityaid #assistivetechnology #charity #charitychallenge #charityevent #charitywork #support #supportcp #cpawareness #cpchild #ngo #ngosupport #lagos #nigeria

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View theconsciouskid's Instagram On March 2nd, we wrote a @blavity article on Dr. Seuss’s history drawing anti-Black, anti-Japanese political cartoons & advertisements that depicted Black people as monkeys; referred to Black people as “n*****”; and, incited the mass incarceration & killing of Japanese & Japanese Americans during World War II. In the wake of an alarming rise in hate crimes & hate speech against people of color across the country, it was a call to action for the National Education Association (@neatoday) to reconsider what it means to celebrate Dr. Seuss, & remove him as the face of Read Across America Day. Of those who defended Seuss, the recurring argument was, "but his children's books aren't racist". To assess this, we conducted a critical analysis of race in 50 of Dr. Seuss’s most popular children’s books. We found that beyond centering and upholding whiteness, all 45 (100%) of the characters of color in the 50 books are depicted through racist stereotypes & caricatures, in subservient, dehumanizing & exotified roles. i.e. Africans are drawn as monkeys & there are white characters suggesting people of color be put on display at the zoo. We expand on Dr. @philnel's research of The Cat in the Hat as appropriated from the image of an actual Black woman named Annie Williams; influenced by blackface minstrelsy (Dr. Seuss has written minstrel shows & performed in blackface himself); & enacting larger anti-Black references in American culture. We also break down how The Sneetches & Horton Hears a Who!, two books consistently upheld up as promoting “tolerance” & “anti-racism”, actually reinforce white supremacy through their degrading, deficit-based narratives of people of color & promotion of a a colorblind framework. The way Dr. Seuss books exotify & dehumanize people of color ingrains & reinforces racism & xenophobia. @pragmaticmom has been courageously speaking out about Seuss's racism for years & has posted a summary & the full report to her blog [link in profile]. Pictured: one of our library co-founders, Katie Ishizuka-Stephens, breaking down how the Cat in the Hat mirrors Blackfaced Minstrels during an interview on Seuss's racism for the Associated Press. @lily_NEA 1522840085384355460_2369016161

On March 2nd, we wrote a @blavity article on Dr. Seuss’s history drawing anti-Black, anti-Japanese political cartoons & advertisements that depicted Black people as monkeys; referred to Black people as “n*****”; and, incited the mass incarceration & killing of Japanese & Japanese Americans during World War II. In the wake of an alarming rise in hate crimes & hate speech against people of color across the country, it was a call to action for the National Education Association (@neatoday) to reconsider what it means to celebrate Dr. Seuss, & remove him as the face of Read Across America Day. Of those who defended Seuss, the recurring argument was, "but his children's books aren't racist". To assess this, we conducted a critical analysis of race in 50 of Dr. Seuss’s most popular children’s books. We found that beyond centering and upholding whiteness, all 45 (100%) of the characters of color in the 50 books are depicted through racist stereotypes & caricatures, in subservient, dehumanizing & exotified roles. i.e. Africans are drawn as monkeys & there are white characters suggesting people of color be put on display at the zoo. We expand on Dr. @philnel's research of The Cat in the Hat as appropriated from the image of an actual Black woman named Annie Williams; influenced by blackface minstrelsy (Dr. Seuss has written minstrel shows & performed in blackface himself); & enacting larger anti-Black references in American culture. We also break down how The Sneetches & Horton Hears a Who!, two books consistently upheld up as promoting “tolerance” & “anti-racism”, actually reinforce white supremacy through their degrading, deficit-based narratives of people of color & promotion of a a colorblind framework. The way Dr. Seuss books exotify & dehumanize people of color ingrains & reinforces racism & xenophobia. @pragmaticmom has been courageously speaking out about Seuss's racism for years & has posted a summary & the full report to her blog [link in profile]. Pictured: one of our library co-founders, Katie Ishizuka-Stephens, breaking down how the Cat in the Hat mirrors Blackfaced Minstrels during an interview on Seuss's racism for the Associated Press. @lily_NEA

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