Sunday, September 17, 2023

Ray Bradbury and the Fear of Books

From The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury’s 1949 sci-fi classic:

2 comments: said...

Threats to our democracy are horrible and depressing. But something about banning books and keeping young children from learning about history ON PURPOSE to keep them in the dark about things like the Tulsa race massacre, or any African American or Indigenous people's history...THAT is so much sadder to me, because it does so much more long term damage.

Please, if anyone can support the Banned Book Mobile, or the Brooklyn, NY public library's efforts to provide access for teens to banned books:

Please support their efforts, thanks!

Viatecio said...

I've had this bookmarked for years. We all should have seen this coming.