Student activists overturn book ban in Pennsylvania school district

Hempfield High School | Landisville, PA

After a school board in York, Pennsylvania voted to ban hundreds of books and other educational resources by and about people of color, students organized and protested — successfully pushing the school board to reverse its decision.

This story was produced by Lizzie Pegg, Kiera Miller, and Liv Anderson at Hempfield High School in Landisville, Pennsylvania. With support from SRL Youth Media Producer Marie Cusick and SRL Connect Educator Matthew Binder.

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