Recommended Reading: Molly Crabapple on the Syrian War
In advance of this month's PEN Out Loud event, Molly Crabapple recommends her top five books on the Syrian conflict, which she relied upon while working with Syrian journalist… More
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This request to remove Robie Harris's 'It's Perfectly Normal' epitomizes where we are in the book ban fight -- the complainant was not even in a parent in the district! Often, these complaints are just being fired off wherever they can be lodged. https://www.seacoastonline.com/story/news/education/2021/12/01/york-school-department-gets-request-remove-changing-bodies-book/8807003002/
"Diversity in the Media is 10-20% less diverse than the general US workforce." @OMFoundation executive director Tony Shawcross @Deproduction spoke on the lack of proper representation in America’s media landscape at PEN America's Keeping It Local event: https://bit.ly/3l1ADyp.