Barnes & Noble pulls alternative book covers following criticism

The store backtracked on a controversial Black History Month promotion that would have re-released classic books, such as "The Wizard of Oz," with new covers featuring black depictions of characters.
0:29 | 02/06/20

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Barnes in noble let's cancel its plans to put diverse faces I'm classic book covers for Black History Month. Critics claim the company was supporting literary black face the so called diverse additions included new covers for Mary Shelley's. Frankenstein's showing up black band with an Afro. And -- the from the wizard of vase. Holding a pair of red sneakers instead of ruby slippers. Critics suggested that it would be better if the company promoted black writers instead.

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