“Invisible Man” made visible again by NC school board

Banned Books Week, Censorship

Today, in a 6-1 vote, the Randolph County, NC Board of Education voted to rescind its recently enacted ban on Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man.  The original vote to remove it was 5-2.

University of Illinois professor Emily Knox attended the hearing and live tweeted the proceedingHere’s more on the story from Kathi Keys, the local journalist who broke and doggedly kept after the story.

You can read OIF’s letter to the school board here.

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