Stories tagged censorship

A Majority of One (Prologue)

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“When preachers in a rural Georgia town move to ban some classic American novels from the high school curriculum — and post the Ten Commandments in every classroom — only one person stands up to them: English teacher Anne Brady, an “outsider” from Atlanta

Tsunami

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Tsunamis are quiet at first: not one big wave but many small injustices, so chaotic all the pressing all the weight of the noise, like a stone holding you under.

Stem Cells and Pole Dancers

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Big brother was my knight in shining armor. Tin foil and duct tape -- he was a lunatic wanting to influence the common things for the common people. Take a pill, Shut your eyes, Read a third grade primer. He'd kick the bricks whenever I complained that I wanted to play…