“54% of American adults between the ages of 16-74 read below a 6th grade level. So that means we have an epidemic of illiteracy,”
GOP lawmakers in 22 states have unveiled bills to limit teachings about race and sexuality in public schools. Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye” and Art Spiegelman’s “Maus” have now joined the list of works banned by local school boards for so-called “objectionable” content. MSNBC’s Ari Melber is joined by Professor Brittney Cooper to discuss.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/the-beat-with-ari/watch/maga-party-lawmakers-banning-books-to-ease-white-discomfort-131972165560