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speaking out

After Robin Stevenson’s school visit in Wheaton, Illinois, was cancelled, she made waves in the district with an open letter

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Robin Stevenson

When Robin StevenSon boarded a plane for Illinois in October she couldn’t have predicted she would soon be at the centre of a U.S. schooldistrict controversy. The Victoria, B.C., children’s author was scheduled to give a talk on her book Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change (Quirk Books) at Longfellow Elementary School in Wheaton, a town just outside Chicago. She would be speaking to 175 students about the early years of activists such as Martin Luther King Jr., James Baldwin, Dolores Huerta, Susan B. Anthony, and Autumn Peltier, all of whom are covered in her book.

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