A collection of open, upright books; photo via Olga Niekrasova/Canva.
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The Pushback On Progress: Banning Books in the U.S.

An effort to ban books in U.S. schools, libraries, and university materials/services has seen a recent increase in challenges to stories and information about/by Black and LGBTQ2S+ people — a growing and increasingly worrying trend that is being lead by ultra conservative groups with deep political influence.

Four books standing upright on a wooden table (photographed from above) via Sarah Pflug on Burst.
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Banned Books & The Freedom To Read

When you hear about certain books being restricted or banned from schools, libraries and bookstores; it conjures up an image of writing that's dark, dangerous and divisive. While some may argue a line needs to be drawn against insidious messaging, recent attempts at book banning have seemed to target works about acceptance and diversity.