You Can’t Read That!

Arizona:

Tucson Unified School District is still in damage control mode, denying that it banned any books. But the story’s out of the box … unlike the books TUSD rounded up and put in boxes labeled “banned books.”

Banned books, cancelled classes, fired teachers — when anti-intellectuals who hold learning and scholarship in contempt take […]

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You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups.

Arizona:

Here’s a good summary of the prejudices and fears behind Arizona’s ethnic studies ban and the removal of certain books from Tucson high school classes.

Elsewhere:

“I know up on top you are seeing great sights, […]

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You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring news about banned and challenged books.

Arizona:

That rumor I mentioned in my last YCRT! column? The one about the racists going after ethnic studies at the universities, now that they’ve “fixed” the high schools? Looks like there’s some truth behind it.

Here’s another disturbingly […]

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