Stephen Colbert has a poem for anyone angry about those racist Dr. Seuss books being pulled

On Tuesday, the information broke that six Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published because of the racist imagery they comprise, and unsurprisingly some Fox hosts weren’t too proud of the choice.

Fortunately, Stephen Colbert has a resolution for them. Within the clip above from the Late Present (soar to 10:58) the host produces a ebook titled A Late Present’s Oh, the Books You Can Learn, from which he proceeds to recite the next poem.

“So the ebook information you heard right now simply received your goose / And now you are defensive for previous Dr. Suess. / In case you discover that your ebook shelf simply received a little bit duller / Contemplate these children’ books from individuals of coloration. / There’s a lot of new tales you may discover fairly good / Like Imani’s Moon by JaNay Brown-Wooden / Need extra solutions? No have to preserve hoping / Simply decide up Firebird by the Misty Copeland. / And this one proper right here is the true Actual McCoy / It is Tomishia Booker’s nice ebook Brown Boy Pleasure. / There’s a complete vary of books that may make you’re feeling merry / Like this one referred to as Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry. / There’s so many tales, a complete nice assort-y / It is enjoyable to learn books written after the ’40s. / So do not be so cancel-y, culture-y whiny / Learn these books after pulling your head out of your heinie.”



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