Article Title

Junction City High keeps 'Color Purple' on book list

Authors

Kathleen Monje

Newspaper

The Oregonian (Portland)

Date

4-29-1995

Challenged Material

The color purple by Alice Walker

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Junction City

Participants

parents, community member, Junction City School District

Outcome

Retained

Abstract

Charles North, a parent who challenged the use of "The Color Purple" in a Junction City High School class, said he would challenge the superintendent's decision to retain the book. The decision came after a committee reviewed the book and offered split opinions on its use in the class.

Keywords

Don Anderson, Aimee Williams, Junction City School Board, profanity, sexual

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