More than 1,500 books have been banned in public schools, and a U.S. House panel asks why

PEN America report found that of the banned books, 467 — or 41% —  contained main or secondary characters of color

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U.S. Capitol Building

The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, March 26, 2022.. (Photo by Marisa Demarco/Source New Mexico)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.