Two Poems by Rashidah Ismaili
The dead sleep nude. / Centuries have robbed coats. / Dresses have been discarded / for non-essential yardage. / Here and there a hand reaches More
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CPJ, media organizations, and partners write to @RusEmbUSA calling for release of US @WSJ journalist Evan Gershkovich
"As an urgent first step, Gershkovich should be granted immediate access to an attorney provided by his employer. We also demand https://cpj.org/2023/03/cpj-media-organizations-and-partners-call-for-release-of-us-journalist-evan-gershkovich/… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1641813179004071936
DeSantis called reports of book bans in #Florida “a hoax in service of trying to pollute and sexualize our children.”
Teachers in fear of felony charges carrying up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine would beg to differ. #FreeTheBooks #Education https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2023/03/ron-desantis-florida-teachers/
Free expression organization @PENamerica released a letter signed by more than a dozen other civil liberties organizations opposing federal legislation and proposals that seek to impose a wholesale ban on social media platform TikTok in US .