Article Title

Shakespeare Books & Antiques to close, citing declining sales, OSF boycott

Authors

John Darling

Newspaper

Mail Tribune (Medford)

Date

8-30-2016

Challenged Material

Little Black Sambo

Location

Ashland, Oregon

Participants

Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Shakespeare Books & Antiques

Photo Description

Photograph of Judi Honore at the counter of her store Shakespeare Books & Antiques

Photo Caption

Judi Honore, speaking to supporters Tuesday, said she is brokenhearted to be closing her Ashland store, Shakespeare Books & Antiques.

Abstract

Shakespeare Books and Antiques is going out of business after a boycott by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The store displayed – and refused to remove- the book Little Black Sambo as part of a banned books display, which some members of the OSF’s cast of The Wiz found offensive.

Keywords

banned books, boycott, racism, censorship

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