Why Free Expression Advocates Must Watch Cambodia Closely
Media freedoms help protect other democratic freedoms. Independent voices help ensure healthy civic society. As observers have pointed out, these attacks on the press have gone in tandem with… More
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A @JFKLibrary celebration, Sat 4/2!
Colette Hemingway honors 2023 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel finalists & winner @OscarHokeah, author of Calling for a Blanket Dance.
Award-winning author Jennifer Haigh delivers the keynote address. Free event! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/penhemingway-award-celebration-tickets-535952015907
Parents have the right:
to have their child learn about classic art works like David;
to have their child learn about desegregation shown in Ruby Bridges;
to have their child learn about historic figures like Rosa Parks.
Republicans are taking away those parental rights. https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1640740444504989697
Despite attempts, my books haven't been banned in Volusia, but it's the same books targeted all over. If you're as outraged as I am, please go to a school board mtg. Support orgs fighting this every day like @FLFreedomRead @PENAmerica. #FreeTheBooks http://pen.org/action