The Right to Write and to Read

Elba Cabrera Papers, 1924-2015

New York Times news clipping titled "The Right to Write and to Read," written by Piri Thomas, speaking out against censorship and the banning of books in a junior high school library, including his memoir, Down These Mean Streets. He wrote about the importance of books teaching children about worlds unlike their own, and how educational his memoir has been in promoting diverse voices and teaching children not to emulate his youthful mistakes.


Date
September 14, 1976, Date accepted
Creator
Elba Cabrera
Language
English
Document Type
Document: news clippings
Identifier
ElCa_b07_f_0002
Related Keywords
Authors, Books, Injustice
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Piri Thomas, New York Times Company
Citation
Elba Cabrera Papers, 1924-2015. The Right to Write and to Read: ElCa_b07_f_0002. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Oct 2019.
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