PEN America Announces Dramatic Expansion of Writers Emergency Fund
Today the literary and free expression organization PEN America welcomed important new resources that will allow the sustained expansion of its initiatives to support writers in dire need globally.… More
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We are concerned by Russian prosecutors' move to extend the requested prison sentence for the historian Yuri Dmitriev. PEN America considers the charges against him to be politically motivated retaliation for his work uncovering mass Stalin-era graves:
Finally. The discussion of school libraries in TX we *ought* to be having:
Houston ISD has 276 schools, nearly 200,000 students — and only 58 librarians. Down from nearly 250 librarians about 25 years ago, when the district had 4 fewer schools... #FReadom https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/education/article/Houston-ISD-has-276-schools-195-000-students-and-16670584.php
“The popular (among some) objection is that CRT teaches children and young people that America is racist at its core. This is true. That is, America is indeed racist at its core.”
An essay by Gregory @Pardlo (Faculty) for @PENamerica.