Censorship and Book Burning: A Reader [Updated]

UPDATE: Efforts to Ban Critical Race Theory Now Restrict Teaching for a Third of America’s Kids (Education Week)

See the report: The Conflict Campaign (UCLA)

Note: See re: why resisting censorship, especially as banning disproportionately impacts diverse authors and texts: What we teach about race and gender: Representation in images and text of children’s books:

The fall of 2021 has seen a surge in book banning and even calls for book burnings. See below for the increased number of cases and why we should all resist:



[Update – Tennessee]

“Moms For Liberty” says book about MLK violates new law banning CRT in Tennessee

Banned in the U.S.A. Redux 2021: “[T]o behave as educated persons would”

Should South Carolina Ban Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project?

“Fahrenheit 451” 60 Years Later: “Why do we need the things in books?”

The 451 App (22 August 2022)