(NEW YORK) -- Author George M. Johnson has found himself at the center of a culture war over what kids can read. Johnson’s memoir, “All Boys Aren’t Blue,” which chronicles his experience growing up as a Black queer man, is the second most banned book... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The internet personality and former kickboxer Andrew Tate has spoken out after being banned from Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok this week, accused of misogyny. Tate, who first came into the public eye when he was ejected from the U.K. reality show Big... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two weeks after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the South has become covered with abortion bans. Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Texas -- along with Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and South Dakota -- all now have near-total bans on abortion in effect.... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards didn't veto or approve the Republican-led Fairness in Women's Sports Act, by the end of the legislative session Monday. The now-law that bans transgender women from participating in women's sports. "Whether it's intended or not, the... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- As many school districts across the country continue to ban books, students are beginning to fight back by organizing protests and creating their own spaces to read and discuss these books. Sophomores Ella Scott and Alyssa Hoy of Austin, Texas, are two... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – The PA Department of Agriculture has added ravenna grass, glossy buckthorn and common buckthorn to a list of noxious weeds — plants that cannot be legally sold or cultivated in the state. The non-native plants spread aggressively into wooded areas and fields,... Read More.
(MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn.) -- "Maus," a Pulitzer-winning book about the Holocaust, has been banned in one Tennessee school district. The graphic novel by Art Spiegelman, chronicles how the author's parents survived the Holocaust in the Auschwitz concentration camp through depictions of animals -- with the... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – The PA Department of Agriculture added Callery pear, or Pyrus calleryana, commonly called Bradford Pear to a list of noxious weeds — plants that cannot be legally sold or cultivated in the state. The popular, non-native, flowering fruit tree naturalizes, spreading from planted... Read More.
DuBois, PA - A decision has been made about a book that was recently challenged as "inappropriate" by a family at a DuBois Area School Board meeting. DuBois Area School District decided that The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas will remain in the DuBois... Read More.