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Maryland Amnesty International Banned Books Week Event – Uplifting Authors from Marginalized Communities


October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

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This month, libraries and human rights organizations internationally celebrated Banned Books Week.

The Maryland Amnesty International team is hosting an event to uplift commonly banned Black, Indigenous, and LGBTQ+ authors. We will be highlighting the work of Alison Bechdel, Toni Morrison, and Sherman Alexie.

Our speakers include Svetlana Mintcheva, the Director of Programs of the National Coalition Against Censorship, and Professor Chad Infante from the University of Maryland English Department.

Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf6mBn5KBiCWlRx0qBJ-itJKJXVnlqQqRYIwk-KaXyIClVyig/viewform?usp=sf_link