The PEN Ten: An Interview with Deesha Philyaw
“Writers speak truth to power. Writers disrupt white supremacist narratives with truer, more just narratives. Tenderness, joy, humor, and imagination are among our weapons of resistance.” More
[VIRTUAL] Deesha Philyaw and Megha Majumdar in Conversation
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Following reports of a #TrumpIndictment, here are some tips for journalists and community leaders who seek to serve as trusted voices—and to stop the spread of accidental misinformation and deliberate disinformation. https://pen.org/trump-disinformation-tip-sheet/
In Congressional testimony March 29, PEN America CEO @SuzanneNossel warned against tactics “we see in oppressive countries around the world where there is no buffer zone between the hand of the state and what happens on a university campus.” https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2023/03/30/house-republicans-seek-ways-protect-campus-free-speech
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