Censorship Chapters

When governments, or other institutions, want to control what people think and say, they censor what people write and speak. The stories in this collection are about various forms of censorship.

Dostoevsky gets into serious trouble when he reads, then copies, a censored work; he goes to prison for this alleged crime.

Some German military try to assassinate Hitler, but they are caught and killed. Even though in prison, Bonhoeffer is implicated in the plot

The assassination plot against Adolf Hitler (on July 20, 1944) did not result in the Nazi leader escaping without any negative impact. As we see in th...

The Catholic Church laws, in 19th-century Italy, legally allow baptized Jewish children to be taken from their families.

Jackie plays for the Kansas City Monarchs; African-American baseball players face discrimination in every town.

Religious freedom is not available in Tudor England for people who, among other things, want to translate the Bible into English (or even quote from i...

Years after Bonhoeffer's death, people still recall the courage of a pastor who was willing to actively resist the evils of the Third Reich. Decades ...

Dietrich Bonhoeffer's war time writing continues to encourage people.

Missionaries practice book censoring and burning as they seek to convert the Mayans.

Branch Rickey wants a Black man to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers; he selects Jackie Robinson to become the first Black player in Major League baseball...

In 1946, Jackie Robinson agrees not to fight the discrimination he will face as the first Black baseball player; he earns his team's respect.

Bulgaria, a communist country, is home to the Belene labor camp.

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