“The New Jim Crow,” a best-selling book about how mass incarceration has ravaged the black community, is banned by prisons in two states and can be difficult to obtain in others.
The state reversed a ban on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” after the A.C.L.U. of New Jersey wrote to the state’s corrections commissioner.
Inmates are barred from reading titles from best-selling publications to the obscure because they run afoul of prison guidelines, like having graphic sexual content.
The site has largely removed videos of Anwar al-Awlaki, Al Qaeda’s leading voice in English before his death by drone — and after, when he became a jihadist hero.
Biloxi Public Schools said the book may be read with a parent’s permission. It had been cut from a curriculum over complaints about its racial slurs.
As Venezuela sinks further into crisis, new forms of protest have emerged both inside the country and abroad.