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Definition of irony: my segment about book bans on @ABCGMA3 with @GioBenitez and @KaynaWhitworth was interrupted by breaking news of a school shooting… because the US would rather ban BOOKS about guns than guns themselves.
Film about the racism that first-grader Ruby Bridges faced in #Louisiana in 1960 deemed inappropriate for #Florida second-graders in 2023. https://www.theroot.com/omg-ruby-bridges-film-banned-from-school-after-paren-1850269836 #RubyBridges #BlackHistory
A Wisconsin school forbade first graders from singing “Rainbowland”—a @DollyParton and @MileyCyrus song about acceptance—at this year’s spring concert, saying it’s too “controversial.” https://www.vice.com/en/article/ak3zmp/dolly-parton-rainbowland-wisconsin-school-concert