March 2023

[caption id="attachment_5335" align="alignnone" width="1680"] MD cleans the courts at The Cage (Credit: Isak Hullert)[/caption] On a wet, dreary Sunday in early November, two people picked up garbage and leaves from a basketball court at West Fourth Street and Sixth Avenue in Manhattan. One of them, a

As PEN America, the non-profit that celebrates literature and free expression, celebrated its 100th anniversary last year, it released a study that found more than 1,600 books, mostly about racism and LGBTQ issues, had been removed from school districts across the country during a past