The Kankakee Public Library will be hosting this month's Soul Collections, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the third floor meeting room of the library.
This month's selection is entitled "Dear Martin," by author Nic Stone.
Stone joins industry giants Walter Dean Myers and Jason Reynolds as she boldly tackles American race relations.
New Florida law expected to increase textbook challenges
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A parent in Florida is citing profanity and violence in trying to get the local school to ban Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" — itself a cautionary tale on the banning of books. Another wants to remove Walter Dean Myers' "Bad Boy" for using the word "penis" and a homophobic slur.