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Why ‘Book Ban' Is The Right Term For What Arizona Did To Mexican-American Studies

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 09.26.2014 | Latino Voices

There’s a word to describe books that can’t be taught in classrooms: “banned.”

7 Reasons Your Favorite Books Were Banned

Maddie Crum | Posted 09.22.2013 | Books

Risqué-averse readers, cover your ears. Sunday marked the beginning of this year's National Banned Books Week, for which libraries and bookstores acr...

Prison Reverses Ban On Bestselling Novel

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 10.23.2013 | Books

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut's Department of Correction on Thursday reversed its decision to remove a 21-year-old novel written by internationa...

Why I Banned A Book

Scott DiMarco | Posted 09.18.2013 | Books
Scott DiMarco

I am a seasoned librarian and academic library director and a supporter of free speech and democracy, but I banned a book.

Breaking: The "Madness" of the Tucson Book Ban: Interview With Mexican American Studies Teacher Curtis Acosta on The Tempest

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.18.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

Scholars and educators from across the country have hailed Tucson's MAS program as "the nation's most innovative and successful academic and instructional program in Ethnic Studies at the secondary school level."

Bishops Urge Catholic Schools To Ban A Nun's Book

nytimes.com | LAURIE GOODSTEIN | Posted 06.04.2011 | Books

A committee of American Roman Catholic bishops announced Wednesday that a popular book about God by Sister Elizabeth A. Johnson, a theologian at Fordh...