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Congress Holds Second Hearing, Focuses on Censorship in Classrooms

The Congressional Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on Thursday to discuss the trend in some states to restrict discussion in public school classrooms relating to race and LGBTQ issues. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jackie Robinson’s huge talent and fierce dedication to civil rights

He was a baseball icon, but his legacy stretched beyond the sport, writes Kostya Kennedy. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-08 12:00:48 UTC ]
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Congress Investigates Book Banning in Schools

At a three-hour hearing yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties investigated the jump in book bans in schools and the danger these bans mean for the protection of the First Amendment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Congress to Hold Hearing on Book Bannings in Schools and Libraries

Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin, chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, plans to hold a hearing April 7 to examine the wave of attempted book bannings in schools and libraries across the country. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Shaking the Gates of Hell,’ a preacher’s son examines his church’s culture of silence on civil rights

Pulitzer Prize winner John Archibald reexamines his father’s legacy in this fascinating blend of family memoir and moral reckoning. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-13 14:00:00 UTC ]
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The Enduring Relevance and Wisdom of Mildred D. Taylor’s Circle Unbroken, by Dianne Johnson-Feelings

Book Reviews Dianne Johnson-Feelings Mildred D. Taylor at the University of Oklahoma, October 24, 2003 / Photo by Robert Taylor Generations of American schoolchildren have grown up with Cassie Logan and her brothers, Stacey, Christopher-John, and... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-09 13:31:33 UTC ]
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Look for the Helpers: 11 Picture Book Biographies of Social Justice Leaders

Gather the kids and get to know some trailblazers in civil rights, education, disability, and more through these picture books about social justice leaders. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-09 10:41:32 UTC ]
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Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers

The policy requires advertisers to get certified to run ads that refer to an election or candidate, or advocate for big issues including abortion, civil rights and guns. The post Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Extraordinary' Eyewear contracts 'interfere with poets' civil rights'

Independent press Eyewear Publishing has drawn criticism from the Society of Authors over its treatment of poets, including contracts “constituting an unwarranted interference with their civil rights”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thousands mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death with pledges to continue his fight for civil rights

Five decades after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., thousands of people began to gather on the downtown streets of this Southern city and across the country to mourn his death, celebrate his life and rekindle his struggle for economic and social justice. In an echo of King’s... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flawed Atticus should still be celebrated, 'Mockingbird' actor says

None of the controversies surrounding the publication of Harper Lee's long-lost novel, "Go Set a Watchman," has caused more debate than its depiction of the beloved lawyer Atticus Finch as a cranky segregationist vehemently opposed to civil rights. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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