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Banning Books Bans Freedom of Speech: Toni Morrison’s ‘The Bluest Eye’ Isn’t Porn. It’s About Pain.

Last month, a few days before Halloween, a letter was sent to the Texas Education Agency by state lawmaker Rep. Matt Krause. The letter included a compiled list with over 800 books where Krause expressed, “might make students feel discomfort, guilt, anguish, or any other form of psychological distress because of their race…

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Brittany Talissa King

Brittany Talissa King

Writer and journalist. I explore race and social issues through history and pop-culture. @b.talissa IG. @KingTalissa Twitter. Journalism MA — NYU.