Region: North America
Confronting Bodies: different entities including NAACP
Confronted Bodies: Dictionary Publishers
Dates of Action: Throughout the 1970s and the 1990s
Location: United States
Description of Artwork: A complete dictionary of the English language.
The Incident: The NAACP requested that the Merriam-Webster change the definition of the word, "nigger."
Results of Incident: Unknown
Source: Long Island Coalition Against Censorship, "Censorship in Schools and Libraries" exhibit, More Information Here