Show Notes

Lisa analyzes the latest book bannings with Amanda Gorman’s poem The Hill We Climb being banned in one Florida elementary. The restriction is because one parent who cited the poem had indirect hate speech.

In this NPR article, the parent’s petition is included, and the parent incorrectly stated that the poem’s author was Oprah Winfrey. 

 Here’s where you can read or hear the poem. Penguin Random House and others are suing a school district in Florida for the excessive book banning, citing that it violates students’ first amendment rights. 

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