Above The Noise

Why Are People Banning Books?

Season 6 Episode 11 | 9m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

A lot of books are getting BANNED lately, especially those that focus on LGBTQ youth or the impact of racism. We all know books can be powerful, but many parents and politicians argue we need to protect kids from content they think is too mature, or even harmful. But what if you are LGBTQ or a person of color and these books reflect your lived experiences?

Aired: 08/30/22

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Above The Noise is a local public television program presented by KQED.