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Removed books have been returned to the Danville Correctional Center

A couple of months ago, it came to light that over 200 books had been removed from the library at the Danville Correctional Center, most of them related to African American history, race, and social change. 

The library was established by the Education Justice Project, a college in prison program at the University of Illinois. Members of the EJP took action to see that the titles were returned, including testifying at a Subject Matter Hearing on censorship in prisons. 

They announced today that all of the titles have been returned to the library.

Just a reminder that sometimes, justice wins, and that is worth celebrating. 
Photo from Education Justice Project Facebook page

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