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Banned Books Week, 2013: Good News! Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man is back on the Shelves

Wednesday night, the Randolph County School Board reversed its ban on Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man, just nine days after they had removed the book from school library shelves. The vote was six to one. Only board member Gary Mason deemed the book “not appropriate for young teenagers,” according to David Zucchino of the Los Angeles Times.

School board relents: Invisible Man is “vulgar,” but it’s back on the shelves | MobyLives.

Banned Books Week, 2013: North Carolina School District bans Invisible Man | MobyLives

A school board in North Carolina has decided to erase Ralph Ellison‘s Invisible Man from its reading lists and library shelves following a parental complaint which claimed, among other things, that the book was not “innocent” enough for “young children.”

North Carolina School District bans Invisible Man | MobyLives.