LGBTQ community, people of color in the crosshairs of banned book movement

In the last nine months, hundreds of books across dozens of states are being banned at an alarming rate

By: - April 20, 2022 5:15 am

Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye” was among more than two dozen books removed from a school library at Goddard, Kansas, following a challenge by a parent. (Max McCoy/Kansas Reflector)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.