White students told on their teacher after being taught "Between the World and Me."

Students are defending Ethan Hooper, a teacher at Howard Middle School in Florida who was suspended over anti-book ban TikTok videos.


Despite the decades and distance between the book bans, the rise in attempts to ban and censor books in America in 2022 looks an awful lot like what South African censors did during apartheid.

Listed are 10 popular books about the black American experience that republicans want to ban.