Kick off summer with NCAC’s recommendations for books that amplify LGBTQ stories and voices, and that are frequently banned in schools!
Fun Home is under attack again, this time in a New Jersey High School.
Often, the most frequently challenged books tell the stories that most need to be heard. The 10 most challenged books of 2017, according to the American Library Association, were no different.
Maggie Budzyna’s debut film, CENSORED, tackles the slippery slope of banning words from public dialogue. We spoke with the 17-year-old filmmaker about censorship, youth activism and the importance of using her artistic freedom to resist injustice. Watch her film and read the interview.
When her school district banned her favorite book, The Hate U Give, from libraries, 15-year old Ny’Shira Lundy was inspired to take action.