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The Iowa Association of School Boards hosted its 77th annual convention this week. And it featured keynote speaker Celeste Headlee, who IASB billed as an “internationally recognized journalist, bestselling author and conversationalist.”

If you’re interested in learning more about who IASB felt was appropriate to bring in as its keynote, feel free to continue scrolling…

Headlee on COVID (spoiler, she’s not a scientist):


Headlee on sex and gender (spoiler, she’s not a biologist):

She has a lot to say about racism and white supremacy:

Here is what she thinks of America’s founding fathers:

Here are her thoughts on abortion:

On defending pornographic books in libraries:



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