Letter to the Editor: AAUP report details failures of App State and UNC Governance | Letters To Editor

On the 28th of April, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) released the findings of its special committee on “Governance, Academic Freedom, and Institutional Racism in the University of North Carolina System.” This exhaustive report is culled from scores of interviews of faculty and staff from UNC-Chapel Hill, Appalachian State, and other system campuses … Read more

Tyler Public Library offers variety of May programs | Local News

The Tyler Public Library has a variety of programs for all ages scheduled through May: Youth Activities Art-O-Rama Afternoon – 5:30 to 7:30 pm May 14 in the auditorium (first floor) Students in grades eight through 12 are invited to participate in the 1920s-themed event. This will be a hybrid event that is part dance … Read more

Asian American and Pacific Islander books | Education

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Community calendar | Community Calendar

To request an update to the calendar, email to news@reporter.net. MONDAY ROCK STEADY BOXING — 9-11 am, South Pavilion Wellness Center, Witham Health Services, 2605 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, call 765-485-8126. SILVER SNEAKERS — 11-11:45 am, ages 65 and older, South Pavilion Wellness Center, Witham Health Services, 2605 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, call 765-485-8126. CICOA … Read more

Recent book on racial exclusion features chapter on Edina | Edina

Chad Montrie, author of “Whiteness in Plain View: A History of Racial Exclusion in Minnesota,” gives a presentation about the book at the Edina History Museum April 8. (Sun Current staff photo by Caitlin Anderson) An African American family that was being displaced due to the construction of Interstate 35W in the 1960s sought to … Read more

Community Calendar 4/21-4/28 | Community

The following events are set to take place between Thursday, April 21, and Thursday, April 28. Baby Storytime 9:30 am and 11 am, Thursdays, April 21 and 28 Attend at whatever time works best for you and your baby. Enjoy rhymes, bounces, and stories with Ms. Wendy along with social time for babies and caregivers. … Read more

Library: Book sale returns to Chanhassen | Chanhassen Opinion

The Friends of the Chanhassen Library’s book sale returns beginning Thursday, April 28 from 4 to 8 pm Visit and find great prices on used books, CDs, and DVDs. The sale continues Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 5 pm The sale ends on Sunday from 1 to 4 pm … Read more

Library: Book sale returns to Chanhassen | Chanhassen Opinion

The Friends of the Chanhassen Library’s book sale returns beginning Thursday, April 28 from 4 to 8 pm Visit and find great prices on used books, CDs, and DVDs. The sale continues Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 5 pm The sale ends on Sunday from 1 to 4 pm … Read more

This road to redemption began with a poetry book slipped under a prison cell door

Reginald Dwayne Betts was first introduced to poetry when an unknown person slid a copy of Dudley Randall’s The Black Poets under his prison cell door. Betts had just landed himself in prison at age 16 after a night filled with bad decisions. He joined a friend and a bunch of guys he hardly knew … Read more

Book banning efforts are inspiring readers to form banned book clubs |

When Joslyn Diffenbaugh learned about efforts in Texas to remove certain books from school libraries and classrooms, she was surprised by the titles that were being challenged. An avid reader, the 8th grader from Kutztown, Pennsylvania, said she had read several of the books in question. Among the titles that had come under attack in … Read more