Book Bans, Censorship And The Growing Challenge To Stories About Race and LGBTQ Themes
This episode originally aired on December 16, 2021.
A Texas lawmaker in October produced a list of 850 titles he wanted school authorities to inspect and potentially remove from school libraries.
In Charlotte, North Carolina, parents earlier this month pushed to file criminal charges against their school district over permitted reading material.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we take a look at book bans, censorship, and the growing challenge to stories about race and LGBTQ themes.
- Michael Powell, national reporter, The New York Times
- Ashley Hope Perez, author and professor at Ohio State University
- Deborah Caldwell-Stone, director of American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom
- American Library Association's Banned & Challenged Books
- The New York Times: In Texas, a Battle Over What Can Be Taught, and What Books Can Be Read
- Texas Monthly: A Texas School District Banned My Book. Then Things Got Really Ugly
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