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Rinaldo Walcott

Rinaldo Walcott is a professor of black cultural studies at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

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Are Book Burners Always Villains?

The ethical quagmire of censoring “difficult” literature July–August 2013
I still vividly recall the CBC World at Six report on the 2011 event that was scheduled to occur in Oosterpark, Amsterdam. The report was on a planned burning of Lawrence Hill’s enormously popular The Book of Negroes, that is, its Dutch translation, by an activist named Roy Groenberg, leader of a group known as the Foundation Honor and Restore Victims of Slavery in…