Journalists and Bloggers Arrested; Fears for Safety
PEN International fears for the safety of leading journalist Mazen Darwich, who was arrested on February 17, 2012, along with 13 fellow press freedom activists and bloggers from the… More
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The courage of the York students to stand up to this really is worth celebrating. The ban had officially been in place for a year! Their protests brought national attention and pressure for the ban to be rescinded. https://twitter.com/Will_Bunch/status/1440371817307275269
TOMORROW: Don't miss Percival Everett in conversation with David L. Ulin (@davidulin) in celebration of Everett’s latest novel, THE TREES. Register: https://bit.ly/3nVCO8Q.
OUT OF DARKNESS by @ashleyhopeperez is currently being reviewed by the Leander Independent School District. The district has already removed a number of titles from classrooms. https://bookriot.com/out-of-darkness-challenge/