PEN America: Characterizing Jan. 6 as “Legitimate Political Discourse” Is Perverse and Invites More Violence
The characterization of the January 6, 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol as "legitimate political discourse" is perverse, and constitutes an open invitation to an escalation of violence in… More
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Don't miss the Freedom to Learn series, edited by @madebyhistory @washingtonpost & sponsored by PEN America: "high-quality, well-researched historical analysis on threats to education," says @jeremycyoung. Series begins 8/15; details/submission info below. https://pen.org/press-release/amid-efforts-to-undermine-academic-freedom-and-public-education-pen-america-announces-new-oped-series-with-washington-posts-made-by-history-on-protecting-the-freedom-to-learn/
“When we keep books like #Speak away from our children, we are withholding wisdom from our kids.” @halseanderson 📚 🙌 #VelshiBannedBookClub #Velshi http://ow.ly/ak0J50KenAK
A Florida school district placed a warning label on three of my books that insist racism is wrong. It is not hard to figure out what this school district thinks is right. https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1555662277806034944