The Banning of Books

Come join us when we discuss the recent book bans—their impact, and what we can do to give students access to books with LGBTQ+ themes. We’ll also be viewing & discussing a  presentation by Martha Hickson—a school librarian who has been at the forefront in the battle to keep books available. Martha Hickson has been a high school librarian since 2005. Her work has been featured in School Library Journal, Booklist, KnowledgeQuest, the American Library Association Intellectual Freedom Blog, NJEA Review, and School Librarian's Workshop. She has received multiple national awards.

EXTRA CREDIT: Economist and columnist Umair Haque explains how the current wave of book bannings sweeping across the USA is much more than just a distracting and harmless culture war. Read "Why the GOP Wants to Tear America Apart"

HOMEWORK: Teacher fired for showing video of empty bookshelves in his classroom:  "Free Speech Dies in Florida"



  • March 06, 2023 at 6:00pm – 9pm
  • Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
    21 Normandy Heights Rd
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    United States
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