Goodbye From this River: Romeo Oriogun Remembers Binyavanga Wainaina
"You gave me a language that is brazen, that is without shame, that is human... Binj, goodbye from this river. May every shore you touch give you what you… More
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The Bible & an Anne Frank adaptation are among books removed by @KellerISD in Texas.
Books challenged in the past year include Toni Morrison's novel "The Bluest Eye" & some that explore #LGBTQ experiences, such as "All Boys Aren't Blue" by @IamGMJohnson. https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/17/us/texas-keller-school-district-remove-books/index.html
@PENamerica @JeffreyASachs @jonfreadom Also: way more bills this year targeting LGBTQ+ identities. You knew this already, but here's what it looks like on a graph.
@PENamerica @JeffreyASachs @jonfreadom Lots more data, analysis, and graphs at the link -- along with predictions for where things are headed in next year's legislative sessions. Don't miss this one. https://pen.org/report/Americas-censored-classrooms/