An ‘unprecedented flood’ of book bans engulfs U.S. school districts, PEN report says

A handful of right-wing groups are pushing to censor books with LGBTQ+ characters and characters of color

By: - October 5, 2022 5:25 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.