Here are some recommended books, articles, shows, movies and podcasts.
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“The Daily” New York Times daily podcast (topic: current events)
“Ultra” a limited podcast series by Rachel Maddow (topic: sedition during WW2)
TV Shows & Series
“The US and the Holocaust” a Ken Burns documentary about the US policies and sentiment during WW2 (topic: immigration, racial justice, channel: PBS)
“Democracy Awakening” by Heather Cox Richardson
“How Democracies Die” by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt
“Laboratories of Autocracy” by David Pepper about how statehouses across the country pose the greatest dangers to American democracy
“Activism for Introverts: 9 Simple Ways Anyone Can Change the World” by L. Shay Bradham
“The Hill We Climb” poetry by Amanda Gorman
In recent years there have been record-shattering numbers of book challenges in public and school libraries. Many of the titles being targeted are written for young people and feature LGBTQ+ voices and people of color.
Resist book bans where you find them, and read and make those books available when you can.
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