Displacement, Borders, Home: Echoes of the Middle Eastern North African and Mexican Experience
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In Conroe, TX. You can plan to enlist in the military in the high school cafeteria, but you need your mom's permission to read Catch 22 or Brave New World.
Don't miss the Freedom to Learn series, edited by @madebyhistory @washingtonpost & sponsored by PEN America: "high-quality, well-researched historical analysis on threats to education," says @jeremycyoung. Series begins 8/15; details/submission info below. https://pen.org/press-release/amid-efforts-to-undermine-academic-freedom-and-public-education-pen-america-announces-new-oped-series-with-washington-posts-made-by-history-on-protecting-the-freedom-to-learn/
“When we keep books like #Speak away from our children, we are withholding wisdom from our kids.” @halseanderson 📚 🙌 #VelshiBannedBookClub #Velshi http://ow.ly/ak0J50KenAK