PEN Announces Barbara Kingsolver Partnership for Socially Engaged Fiction Prize
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In "When the Smoke Cleared: Attica Prison Poems and Journal" (@DukePress, 2022), Celes Tisdale collects poems by students in who participated in the poetry workshop he ran at Attica prison in the wake of the 1971 prison riots https://www.dissentmagazine.org/article/the-poetry-of-a-prison-uprising #BlackHistoryMonth
Are you ready to take action against book bans in your community? Join us Tuesday 1/31 at 7:30pm EST to learn what new trends and targets are emerging in books bans and what tactics to expect from right-wing extremists groups going forward. http://go.redwine.blue/yu1
Border exceptions to the 4th Amendment happen w/in 100 miles of the US border, allowing DHS/CBP to search digital devices/violate constitutional rights under protection. This is a critical bill from @RonWyden for which I’m pleased to see renewed interest:https://news.bloomberglaw.com/privacy-and-data-security/wyden-looks-to-limit-border-searches-of-americans-devices