Banned Books Week 2019: Freedom to Read
After the Fall: Stories Amid the Echoes of Collapse
Sacrifice in the Name of Love
Literary Adventure and the American West
Poetry Reading: Rigoberto González and Kate Daniels
Poetry Reading: Richard Blanco and Natalie Scenters-Zapico
Writing Identity in a Fractured World
The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez
Searching for Community and Home Amid Displacement
What We Gain When We Welcome
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[email protected] discussed the cancellation of a class at @EasternFlorida after a student felt "discomfort" over a discussion of civil rights, highlighting the chilling effect to the Florida academic system of Ron DeSantis' yet-to-be-implemented #StopWOKEAct. https://www.msnbc.com/alex-wagner-tonight/watch/florida-student-s-discomfort-causes-cancellation-of-civil-rights-class-166822981602
LISTEN to these middle-grade-reading heroes!
at #sokybf23 this weekend, i also listened to kids expression a mix of excitement and worry about what they can access and read... 1/2 https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1640039852593799170
Splendid writin': @moorethink on the notion that my favorite novel be banned from school libraries: https://jamesmoore.substack.com/p/lonesome-dumb?utm_source=substack&publication_id=344359&post_id=110736889&utm_medium=email&utm_content=share&triggerShare=true&isFreemail=true