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Yesterday WNDB and @PENamerica, along with 70 authors, sent a letter to Duval County Public Schools in Florida asking why 176 book titles were removed from their classroom libraries in early 2022. Many of the books feature BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ protagonists. https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1600251299957592064
Let's talk about book bans.
What's so controversial about "When Wilma Rudolph Played Basketball" by Mark Andrew Weakland?
PEN America's @jonfreadom explores the complaint and asks, "Why are you trying to hide this history?" #BannedBooks #FreeTheBooks
This video from @IMSforfreemedia concisely explains just what women journalists are up against all around the world when trying to do their jobs. Gendered disinformation. Sexual harassment. Intimidation. Threats. And cyber mobs. We MUST #FightOnlineAbuseNOW @TheCAOV https://twitter.com/IMSforfreemedia/status/1600098019155660800