Last week, authorities in Belarus raided the homes of dozens of journalists and activists, according to a human rights group, in what appeared to be the biggest one-day crackdown on dissent in the past three months. https://to.pbs.org/3IpQMaK
"Oxxxymiron and Noize MC’s brash style and straight-talking lyrics represent something the Putin regime clearly views as dangerous to its grip on power: a younger generation who refuse to accept the status quo.” Read our take on Russia targeting rappers http://bit.ly/3y7bGXA
To celebrate the launch of the 2021 PEN America Prison Writing Awards anthology, author and journalist Herb Boyd will be reading the profound and contemplative words of Leo Paul Carmonia in his piece “Growing Pains” on 12/15. Register here: http://bit.ly/311SFcA.