Zadie Smith: Dead White Authors and Political Identity
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Anthony Rapp Reads from The Nimrod Flipout by Etgar Keret
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Schools across the U.S. have been caught up in spirited debates over how #history should be taught.
@nytimes talked to social studies #teachers about how they run their classrooms, what they teach and why.
Watch and read free via this gift link: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/08/17/us/teaching-critical-race-theory.html?unlocked_article_code=AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACEIPuomT1JKd6J17Vw1cRCfTTMQmqxCdw_PIxfs9gGPzNiGeVTdcwqNPW9LavB-dIvM8IMYomCiWTdRBMbkgAfdoz_NeNEVpDhOhqZbBhJQIJD8k74KvW2d8l7T8YYcFyx64JG-oNLU4g7y5ox-cOTOsAOOIzyEqJFs288RgaVGrjXEXwq_OFfp_0tB1wfghUcstQTcDNyCBuOL6SEkrYKXwZRnX7gk2WehfSGuTyYbas-RcBV0UXVHWT3p_4nI-4cdfPr4UNKX_KR0neqnukOlbSzwofMryWcpHF8WDnK5qsLXNtRWH1MKyov09H65Rt7_F2X2oS7FaKXXnHSnv0nYLFrr9GQ&smid=tw-share
I wish I could be there. https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1559648230018666496
For many, defending Mr. Rushdie and “The Satanic Verses” against his would-be assassins may be easy, PEN America President @ayadakhtar, told the @nyimes this week. But the defense also “has to apply where we have less unanimity, where we are more implicated.” (1/2)