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Words Have Power

Each year, the American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom calculates the Top Ten Most Challenged Books. Here’s the just released list for 2016: This One Summer¬†written by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Jillian Tamaki This young adult graphic novel, … Continue reading

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Take a stand against censorship

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Banned Book Week campaign against censorship in America. The folks at Bookmans Entertainment Exchange in Arizona have continued their¬†three decade-long commitment to the cause with a compelling video (see below). The six … Continue reading

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American Censorship Day

Today the United States Congress begins holding hearings on the first significant U.S. Internet censorship legislation. If this very scary bill passes, the Internet will never be the same. We are on the precipice of a new era of repression … Continue reading

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