Banned books and other forms of censorship

On the banning of books, censorship and other freedom of access issues

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Florida School Board Seeks to Remove Books

A Florida school board voted 5-2 to continue its effort to ban from school libraries a children's book on Cuba, along with 23 other books in this series. The Cuba book, titled Vamos a Cuba, was deemed by Cuban refugees to gloss over human rights abuses in Cuba. The district, representing Miami-Dade county, is appealing a temporary court order barring the removal of this book.

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