Scribd takes a stand against book banning

Scribd takes a stand against book banning

In Company Updates, Scribd News by Trip Adler

Scribd takes a stand against book banning

We at Scribd believe that reading is one of the most powerful tools for connecting with each other and the world around us. Words matter; they inspire, empower, and influence. The freedom to explore our intellect through words, whether it’s speaking, writing, or reading, is paramount. This is why we ardently oppose banning books.

Recently, there’s been an alarming uptick in books being banned in school and public libraries. These bans are disproportionately impacting topics around diverse perspectives. Disappointingly, the works of several Scribd Original authors — Kiese Laymon, Carmen Maria Machado, and Margaret Atwood — have been included in the recent bans.

In an effort to allow access to all books, we will be making Scribd’s library available for free for 30 days, with no credit card or commitment required. Gain access to millions of ebooks, audiobooks, magazine articles, podcasts, and more through this link.

Our goal is to ensure everyone has the freedom to read literature, which includes books being banned. To that end, Scribd’s editorial team put together a list of books being banned right now. And we have another list of frequently banned books, with more to follow.

We hope you join us in our celebration of diverse voices and perspectives.

Trip Adler
Founder & CEO, Scribd

For more details, follow this link.

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