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Mira Jacob recommends an excerpt from the poem "Who Will Survive in America? or 2017: A Horror Film" by the poet Ashley M. Jones. More
Magic City Poetry Festival Kickoff: MLK Day of Remembrance
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Authorities invoke new National Security Law to arrest independent newspaper publisher Jimmy Lai, a longtime target of harassment for his pro-democracy views. What's new is that he's lost even the figleaf of #HongKong rule of law to protect him https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/09/world/asia/hong-kong-arrests-lai-national-security-law.html
Belarus elections are taking place today. PEN America & @pen_belarus have expressed concern for the politically motivated arrests that have happened in the lead up to the election, alongside Belarusian writers who have shared their thoughts with us. https://bit.ly/2EwyzvJ
Earlier this year, PEN America spoke to @nupol_justice - president of @Blklivesmatter Greater NY about what #freespeech means to her and to the Black Lives Matter movement, why protests matter & how young people can harness the power of their voices: https://bit.ly/2CbbFt4.