- Linda Perez
Linda Perez holds a BA in English from SUNY Albany. Her writing appears, or will appear, in Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire, Valley Voices, and The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature. She read most recently at Breakout: Voices from Inside, the 2013 PEN Prison Writing Program fundraiser. She lives in the Bronx with her son, Isaías.
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One teacher's complaint means 116 books are now "Restricted" in all @ecpsfl libraries.
Authors affected include: @nhannahjones @DrIbram @IamGMJohnson @ashleyhopeperez @KyleLukoff @jodipicoult @SJMaas @lxgino @ShaunieDarko @JoKnowles & @MargaretAtwood
It's never "just a book" and it's never just "banned" - it's a far reaching chilling of the critical work of K-12 educators.
It is wrong. And It's unAmerican. https://twitter.com/jonfreadom/status/1576231440815357955
Gov. @GavinNewsom signs law restricting the use of rap lyrics in criminal court cases in California.
@KillerMike @MeekMill @TooShort @tydollasign and several others all showed their support by attending a virtual signing of the legislation. #FreeSpeech https://www.revolt.tv/article/2022-10-01/214578/california-gov-gavin-newsom-signs-law-restricting-the-use-of-rap-lyrics-as-evidence/