You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups.
Banned Books Week had a special resonance here in Tucson, where we wear the scarlet letter of shame over one of the nation’s most infamous cases of book banning, a banning made all the worse by the racism [...]
You Can’t Read That! is a periodic roundup of news about banned and challenged books.
Last month I wrote about various groups planning to make banned Mexican American studies books available to Tucson area students. Since then I’ve been receiving daily updates on one such group, the Librotraficante Caravan … so many updates [...]
You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring news about banned and challenged books.
My local school district in Tucson, Arizona is at the center of a growing national and international scandal over the racially-motivated confiscation and banning of textbooks, novels, and plays. I wrote about the district’s actions here and here. To [...]