Two Journalists Released; Health Concerns for Remaining Prisoners
International PEN welcomes the recent release of writers Yang Zili and Zhang Honghai upon completion of their eight-year prison sentences. 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.