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Pennsylvania school district reverses ban on books by authors of colour

“This fight is not over,” said the Central York Banned Book Club, which has been covering the banned titles on Twitter. “The board only gave in because of an incredible amount of pressure. They’re going to retreat for now, lick their wounds and regroup."


From Carlos: Too often, when breathtakingly appalling things like this happen in society, our instinct (and understandable wish) is to write them off as unpleasant but aberrational occurrences. As noted in the quote from this article, sadly, I think it's crucially important that we recognize the rising incidence of anti-DEI energy in this country as an increasingly powerful and threatening force.

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White supremacy, with a tan

Analysis by John Blake, CNN, Sat September 4, 2021 "The modern concept of race has been used too long to enslave and exploit. As Audre Lorde, the poet and activist, once said, "The master's tools will