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Hi SEers, John with you again. Happy Arbor Day. Hug a tree or better yet, plant one.
The last two times I have been exploring the idea of sensibilities in books as it relates to race, religion, gender, gender preference, sexual orientation, age, and nationality. The first post raised the issue. The second asked you what you felt should be done with books that were insensitive. If you missed those posts, you could visit them HERE for the first, and HERE for the second.
Today I would like to wrap the discussion with a little information on book banning and challenging. My purpose is to let you know that across America book bans and challenges are still going on. I fully expect that with the rise of increased attention and criticism of historical America there will be more scrutiny of books dealing with that history…
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