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Amanda Gorman's Book Sales Hit A New Peak After A Florida School Banned 'The Hill We Climb'

The shine of Amanda Gorman’s work can’t be dimmed. Following a Florida school banning “The Hill We Climb,” sales have skyrocketed for the presidential inauguration poem as well as the poet’s “Call Us What We Carry” and “Change Sings,” according to Variety. The pieces of work have even taken over Amazon’s best-seller list. Plus, the pre-order for Gorman’s upcoming children’s book “Something, Someday” is No. 2 on Amazon’s list of best-selling new releases in children’s books on prejudice and racism, as of this writing.

Jun 1, 2023

Book Bans In Schools Are Said To Be Targeting Black Authors, Report Says

Book bans are affecting Black writers at alarming rates. According to a recent report by NBC News, there have been dozens of Black authors who have had their works of art pulled from school libraries due to conservative groups and their stance on critical race theory. Censorship has been taken to an all-new level with the ban of certain books across the nation and should make us all wonder at what point is enough, enough?

Jan 14, 2022