The PEN Pod: Searching for Broader Perspectives with Reza Aslan
“I think that there are forces right now that are looking for ways of taking advantage of this crisis to push through policies that they have been pursuing for… More
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1 person filed a complaint.
District formed a committee.
Committee voted unanimously to keep the book.
School board didn't like the committee's decision.
So now they've just... overridden it.
This is book banning.
This is Keller ISD.
This is America. https://www.jta.org/2022/08/16/united-states/texas-school-district-orders-librarians-to-remove-a-version-of-anne-franks-diary-from-shelves?utm_campaign=sprout&utm_medium=social&utm_source=JTA_Twitter
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