The best way to understand and truly empathize with the experience of others is to hear about it directly from the source. A memoir and manifesto rolled into one, All Boys Aren’t Blue provides an unapologetic and captivating look at the author’s childhood, adolescence, and college years. Covering a wide range of topics from toxic masculinity and bullying to Black queer joy, George M. Johnson provides profound insights with heartfelt personal essays. George M. Johnson is also the Honorary Chair of 2022’s Banned Books Week, so keep reading to hear how banning books affects us and the challenges it causes for both the readers and the authors of books.
Banned and challenged books have made us question the ways of the world — and sparked heated debates for as long as any of us can remember. Banned Books Week runs from 9/18 – 9/24, and the titles on this year’s list include the top 10 most challenged books of 2021 — some you know and, if not, maybe this is the year you read them. Want more […]