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Banning Books Is a Crime Against Humanity

If Maus goes, what’s next?

Photo by Freddy Kearney on Unsplash

1000 students. That’s the number I estimate read Maus I and Maus II in my English classes when I was in the classroom. The recent news that a rural school board in Tennessee decided to ban Maus by Art Spiegelman struck me to the core — I’ve read the books several times myself, and yes, while the subject of the Holocaust is disturbing, it shows what…

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