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Tuesday, July 22, 2003

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Dame Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop and a noted entrepreneur and human-rights activist, has learned that her new book A Revolution in Kindness has been banned from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola as “a threat to internal security."

“The fact that a book about the power of kindness can be denounced as a threat to security beggars belief and is yet more evidence of the issue of security being ambushed and colonized by politicians to buttress their own repressive and undemocratic agendas,” said Roddickthe bitter shack of resentment: "Officials inside the prison have confirmed that the book was rejected for security reasons, but refused to elaborate. In May, Roddick was ejected from the prison while visiting Albert Woodfox (another member of the Angola Three, who also contributed to the book), and prison officials have refused to explain why.

A Revolution in Kindness (Anita Roddick Books 2003) is a compilation of essays by celebrities, politicians, homeless people, activists, refugees, doctors, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about how the world might be transformed if kindness trumped other values, such as greed, revenge, and power. The book contains essays by Roddick, Ralph Nader, Angelina Jolie, Annie Lennox, Philip Berrigan and many more."

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