Statement: Publisher’s Decision to Pull “Bad and Boujee” Book is “Misguided and Regrettable”
"When debates over books and authors have a racial dimension, they can get heated quickly because they tap into long histories of exclusion and marginalization of people of color… More
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Today, we mourn Ukrainian writer Volodymyr Vakulenko as his family and friends gather for his funeral. He was a children’s author and poet.
Vakulenko’s death is an incalculable loss for Ukrainian culture and an assault on the cultural community—a clear target of Russia’s war.
"When you erase the history of a people, you begin to erase their presence in the present... #LGBTQ children are robbed of the opportunity to learn... that there is a rich history of their elders who made the world safe for them." https://rewirenewsgroup.com/2022/12/05/christian-conservatives-want-to-control-classrooms-and-libraries/ via @RewireNewsGroup
Check out @IWMF's new 'Mental Health Guide for Journalists Facing Online Violence,' a resource that offers strategies to address mental health issues, personal safety, professional security and safeguarding sources for journalists. https://bit.ly/IWMF_MentalHealthGuide