Some of us walk; some of us run; some of us just like to picnic. We thought we’d share some of our own favorite campus places for relaxation and recreation. Click on the illustration above to view a larger version.
“Publishers are not thinking enough about who is reading these books. Imagine reading ‘A Fine Dessert’ to a classroom in Philadelphia that is 90 percent African-American. How are those kids going to feel?”
— Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education, on “A Fine Dessert,” a children’s book from Random House. An eight-page sequence in the book depicts a seemingly happy enslaved mother and child that some critics say sugarcoats slavery and omits its horrors. Thomas called the scene “degrading.” (The New York Times, Nov. 6, 2015)