With Fire and Bare Hands
How do we speak to you who is our voice and still now. Too patient to laugh at us but smiling yes yes and the glass in your hand your steepled knee that elegant rag of… More
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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
PEN America: Suspension of Wayne State University Professor for Social Media Post a “Blatant Overreaction” https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-suspension-of-wayne-state-university-professor-for-social-media-post-a-blatant-overreaction/
14 books—including Toni Morrison’s Beloved—have been banned from Spotsylvania School Libraries in #Virginia by a superintendent who insists the books he is banning are not being banned. #BannedBooks #FreeTheBooks #FreedomToRead https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/14-books-being-removed-from-spotsylvania-school-libraries/3317248/?_osource=db_npd_nbc_wrc_twt_shr