Basic Black

Reading, Writing, and Banning Children's Books

Season 2021 Episode 13 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Across the country, local school districts and libraries are banning children’s books that critics claim contain subjects too controversial and offensive to teach in the classroom, including LGBTQ+ relationships, the Holocaust and critical race theory. These controversial book-ban campaigns largely target authors of color.

Aired: 02/11/22

Rating: NR

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Basic Black is a local public television program presented by GBH.