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Why these librarians are protesting Trump's executive orders

Original story at PBS NewsHour• 3 mentions • 1 week ago

PBS NewsHour 1 week ago

 
“Libraries Are For Everyone.” That’s the message of a series of images created by Rebecca McCorkindale in the days after President Donald Trump announced the temporary travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. She never expected her signs of inclusion to go further than a handful of libraries. But by the time she’d woken up the following day, she had received messages from librarians across the world wanting their languages represented. And libraries across the country — in Illinois, Minnesota, California, Virginia — had begun putting up the images as posters, along with displays about books on Islam, empathy and being ...
 
 
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RT @AlphaKitty: These #Librarians are Protesting Trump’s Executive Orders https://t.co/aJHRIItUbr @librariesresist #ResistEarlyResistOften…
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Why these librarians are protesting Trump’s executive orders: "Libraries Are For Everyone." https://t.co/12DkS8HCvQ #NoBanNoWall