Censored: How Banned Books Week is being recognized in Athens

 Why It’s Newsworthy: 416 books were challenged or banned from public schools in 2017. The issue of censorship is present in this day and age, and Athens libraries, schools and bookstores are working to make the matter known. 

 

Hannah Echols is a fourth-year Journalism and English student at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. 

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