PEN Pals: Nikki Grimes and Padma Venkatraman Discuss Challenged Books
“I created my [Dyamonde Daniel book] series so that emerging Black readers would see themselves represented in that genre.” More
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After Stonewall, librarians were the first profession to organize for gay rights. Meet the pioneer, Michael McConnell, who led the charge - and now fears for his legacy. https://www.the74million.org/article/how-libraries-came-to-be-sanctuaries-for-lgbtq-kids/
Pro-Russian TV and websites are being promoted inside occupied parts of Ukraine amid a wave of media repression. https://news.sky.com/story/ukraine-war-russia-takes-tv-and-websites-offline-as-part-of-media-blackout-in-occupied-territories-12634539
While the pandemic has dealt a blow to the entire journalism industry — more than 100 local newsrooms have closed since — it’s been especially tough on small, ethnic news outlets that may not have the resources to stay afloat. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/ethnic-media-was-devastated-covid-now-publishers-are-struggling-self-f-rcna31718