PEN Podcast: David Auburn Reads from “The Courage to Stand Alone” by Wei Jingsheng
David Auburn reads from activist, dissident, and writer Wei Jingsheng's "The Courage to Stand Alone" at the 2009 Human Rights Book Festival. 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.
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Sharing a #poem published today by @PENamerica to commemorate #IndiaAt75