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Censorship = Slavery

Every year, books are challenged and removed from library shelves across our nation because somebody thinks you shouldn't be reading them. Censorship and attacks on the freedom to read affect the African-American community like any other. Such attacks constitute nothing less than an effort to control your mind by denying you the freedom to discover and experience your world as you see fit... Sounds a bit like slavery, doesn't it?

Banned Book Readout Event
September 26, 2011


The Censorship = Slavery Readout was held on the front steps of the Holgate Library at Bennett College from 11:00am - 1:00pm on Monday, September 26, 2011. During the event Bennett College students, faculty, and staff learned about and read out loud challenged and banned books by and about African Americans.

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Holgate Instruction,
Sep 13, 2011, 1:29 PM