PEN World Voices Festival: Edwidge Danticat on how “a story is never really yours”
Edwidge Danticat spoke to John Freeman about how stories are community property, what it means to write for others, and finding a sense of home in Haitian art and… More
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School districts from Pennsylvania to Wyoming are bowing to pressure from some conservative groups to review — then purge from public school libraries — books about LGBTQ issues and people of color. https://www.axios.com/a-book-purge-surge-35989d99-cfdf-4c5e-b9fd-daa857c50079.html
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