Warnock: Florida Might Ban My New Children’s Book

The Hill reports:

Sen. Raphael Warnock says there’s a chance his new children’s book could “be banned” by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) because it addresses race issues. The Georgia Democrat appeared Monday on “The Daily Show” to promote “Put Your Shoes on and Get Ready!”

The picture book, whose title draws from a phrase Warnock says his father told him and his 11 siblings every morning, “shows young readers that they, too, can find the power to be themselves and make a difference when they have the shoes that fit their feet,” according to its publisher.

“Black history is the American story. That’s why I wrote this book,” Warnock said. “We have to reject the idea that our children will be so traumatized by the truth of our complicated American story that they can’t bear it,” Warnock, a father of two, said.

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