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Today, co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter @aliciagarza and @OneWorldLit's @cjaxone will host a conversation on the importance of resistance and resilience, and why they ground their work in a vision of collective humanity. Register here: https://bit.ly/2U9w87j.
In short, it is a *privilege* to say things. We can’t say whatever we want, & we shouldn’t. It’s illegal. Here & around the world, journalists are threatened, physically attacked, & imprisoned for doing their jobs. They do it so we can be informed & enlightened. Truth matters. TY
On today's edition of #thePENpod, we announce the winner of our 2020 PEN/Barbey #FreedomToWrite Award, imprisoned Chinese writer and activist Xu Zhiyong. We speak to his friend, scholar, and advocate Teng Biao. LISTEN 🎧 : https://bit.ly/36YGsUO. #FreeXuZhiyong