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Today in History: Bill of Rights Passes Congress 

Did you know that September 25th, 1789 marks the day when the Bill of Rights, designed to protect the basic rights of United States citizens, was approved by the first United States Congress? The twelve amendments, including the right to freedom of speech, press, assembly, religion, fair legal procedures, and arms, were influenced by the …

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The Literature Polic 

Title: The literature police: apartheid censorship and its cultural consequences Author: ¬†Peter D. McDonald Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 Check It Out: ¬†Z658.S6 M33 2009 From the Publisher: 'Censorship may have to do with literature', Nadine Gordimer once said, 'but literature has nothing whatever to do with censorship.' As …

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