Host and CBS News Radio correspondent Allison Keyes goes deep into social justice issues across the nation. Each week, Keyes has crucial conversations on topics including race, gender, disability, income inequality and beyond. Kaleidoscope examines current systemic inequities from the police killing of Breonna Taylor to the Derek Chauvin trial and continued coverage of the increasing violence against the LGBTQ community to the potential looming homelessness crisis as pandemic eviction moratoriums lift. New episodes every Monday.
In this week's Kaleidoscope, we look at the joy or dismay people felt over news that six books by Dr. Seuss will no longer be published over racist and insensitive images. Dr. Seuss Enterprises says books such as "If I Ran the Zoo" portray people - including Blacks and Asians - in ways that are "hurtful and wrong." But many global fans of Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel's works, such as "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas," are outraged calling it an example of cancel culture run amok. Allison speaks with University of Virginia professor Sylvia Shin Huey Chong - who specializes in American and Asian American studies, what she thinks about this controversy that's been going on for years.