Ra£l Rivero Casta¤eda and Oscar Espinosa Chepe released on health grounds
PEN American Center welcomes the release of Raúl Rivero Castañeda and Oscar Espinosa Chepe, reportedly on health grounds. However, PEN remains concerned that Rivero (59) and Espinosa (64) have… More
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Book Banning Is Getting Worse, writes @lutzfernandez, who warns against 6 forms of "false comfort" that are "swaddling the discussion."
https://open.substack.com/pub/annelutzfernandez/p/book-banning-is-getting-worse?r=w4bm&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web #BannedBooks #Censorship #FirstAmendment #StudentsRights
Authors are being disinvited from school visits. It's happening all over, not always publicly. Seems to frequently be b/c of a single parent's complaint, controlling what all kids and families can learn. A shame for both the authors and students alike. https://www.al.com/educationlab/2023/01/hoover-schools-cancel-black-history-month-author-visit-after-parent-complaint.html
School librarians vilified as the ‘arm of Satan’ in book-banning wars https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2023-01-27/school-librarians-vilified-as-the-arm-of-satan-in-book-banning-wars