Roundtable Tuesday with Risshan Leak dives into Banned Books Week with the Utah Library Association. Plus, Armed Queers of SLC, and an update on the quest for a new state flag.
Tonight's show featured the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!
Robert and Alice Burch of Sema Hadithi African American Heritage and Culture Foundation recap the nonprofit's 7th Annual Tell The Story History Conference.
More Than a Flag: An update on the quest for a new state flag with project manager David Wicai and state Sen. Jake Anderegg, a member of the Utah State Flag Task Force.
Ermiya Fanaeian of Armed Queers Salt Lake City, which calls itself a socialist LGBTQ organization dedicated to Queer people's self determination.
Utah libraries are standing against censorship and celebrating Utahns' Freedom to Read during Banned Books Week, September 18-24. Banned Books Week was established in 1982 in order to promote free and open access to information. Libraries across Utah are planning events and displays during Banned Books Week to showcase their diverse and inclusive collections.
Springville residents can join a Banned Books Week Book Club to discuss the often challenged Fahrenheit 451 and censorship in general.
Washington County Library System Hurricane Branch will be offering their patrons a Reading Challenge and displaying banned books during the week.
Many libraries, including Day-Riverside and North Logan Library are celebrating Banned Books Week with prominent displays throughout the month.
Additionally, the 25th Utah Humanities Book Festival will be offering a reading series, called Reading Dangerously, hosted at public libraries in Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Park City about challenged titles.
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