Just another day in the day and age of cancel culture! Today they are cancelling the children’s book series “Captain Underpants.” The books are being pulled from libraries and book shelves after its publishes declared it “perpetuates passive racism.”
I read those books when I was in middle school, and I truly do not remember anything in them that could even be close to racist. Then again, everything today is racist. Just the character wearing white underwear is probably “racist” to the left.
A graphic novel for children from the “Captain Underpants” series is being pulled from libraries and book stores after its publisher said it “perpetuates passive racism.” Author Dav Pilkey agreed, saying the book is “harmful to my Asian readers.” https://t.co/FiNW4edW1U
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 29, 2021
The book under scrutiny is 2010’s “The Adventures of Ook and Gluk” by Dav Pilkey, who has apologized, saying it “contains harmful racial stereotypes” and is “wrong and harmful to my Asian readers.”
The book follows about a pair of friends who travel from 500,001 B.C. to 2222, where they meet a martial arts instructor who teaches them kung fu and they learn principles found in Chinese philosophy.
Scholastic said it had removed the book from its websites, stopped processing orders for it and sought a return of all inventory. “We will take steps to inform schools and libraries who may still have this title in circulation of our decision to withdraw it from publication,” the publisher said in a statement.
— New York Post (@nypost) March 28, 2021
Pilkey announced in a YouTube video that he is planning to donate his advance and book royalties to a group that is dedicated to stopping violence against Asians.
“I hope that you, my readers, will forgive me, and learn from my mistake that even unintentional and passive stereotypes and racism are harmful to everyone,” he said. “I apologize, and I pledge to do better.”
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