Blacklisted (Encore)

Premiere DateFeb 14, 2016
00:00 Book Talk Intro – DJ Kory
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05:17 “Huarache Lights” – Hot Chip
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10:38 Why ban books?
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29:00 “Easy To Get” – Hot Chip
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34:07 The Blacklist of Books in American Schools
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48:57 “Cry For You” – Hot Chip
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53:13 Book Talk Outro – DJ Kory
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54:48 “Dark Night” – Hot Chip
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59:00 Finish
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Blacklisted: Banned Books in America

Why would we ever want to prohibit literature from young people? Rather than banning books and the written word in our schools and libraries across the country, wouldn’t we be better off to share controversial text and teach students how to read and think critically instead? Today on Book Talk we look at why books are blacklisted by the American Library Association; which books have been or are currently banned; and what we should do about it.

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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