Banned Books Week: African-American Classics Barred From Classrooms
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
For every accolade author Toni Morrison has achieved, there have been countless objections to teaching her novels in schools. Her 1977 classic, Song of Solomon, was banned by a Shelby, Michigan, high school in 2009 after parents complained of its profanity, sexual references and violence.
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