On Fifth Anniversary of Cuba’s Black Spring, 28 Writers Still Imprisoned
Five years after Cuba jailed 75 prominent dissidents in what has been called that country’s “Black Spring,” PEN American Center today appealed for the release of 28 imprisoned writers,… More
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Powerful thread on how educational censorship infringes on critical thinking about the past. https://twitter.com/JackieGardina/status/1619428644010733568
🧵 Students retain their #FirstAmendment rights in schools. In Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District... the U.S. Supreme Court held that students do not “shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.”