The First Amendment protects our freedom of expression and, by extension, our access to reading material. But in prison, it’s sometimes another story. 

Obscured podcast’s Restricted Reading​ series will examine the purpose of censorship in prison, how it happens and what this practice tells us about the right to intellectual freedom for the nearly 2.3 million people incarcerated in America today.

Check out Kouvenda Media’s introductory montage produced for ​Banned Books Week 2020:


We’re currently seeking partners to ensure the full series is ready to drop for Banned Books Week 2021 (September 19 – 25th). Please contact us if you’d like to get involved.