PEN America Urges Illinois Prison Officials to Reverse ‘Troubling’ Decision to Remove 200+ Books in a Prison Library
"The fact that these removed books deal primarily with contemporary racial issues is, unfortunately, not a surprise to us,” said James Tager, Deputy Director of Free Expression Research and… More
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Ummm. 400 books pulled in this school district in Texas. Most certainly not following district policies. Who knew books were so dangerous?? https://twitter.com/taygoldenstein/status/1467975570852098049
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