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SF Mayor Enjoys CBLDF Resource (and you can too)!

October 15, 2019
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SF Mayor Enjoys CBLDF Resource (and you can too)!

  Last Week Comix Experience, a landmark San Francisco comics shop, enjoyed an unexpected visit from London Breed, the city’s current mayor. There to discuss the trials and tribulations facing small businesses with owner Brian Hibbs. Breed found some extra time to check out This is What Democracy Looks Like, a free comic produced by…

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You’re Invited to CBLDF’s Popular Retailer Webinar on Working with Schools and Libraries

October 14, 2019
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You’re Invited to CBLDF’s Popular Retailer Webinar on Working with Schools and Libraries

Whether you’re a local comics shop owner, a future comics retailer, or an independent bookseller, you’ll want to check out CBLDF’s popular webinar that offers insight into creating a relationship with schools and libraries in your community. This webinar offers tools and resources for retailers interested in helping schools and libraries to navigate the comics…

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CBLDF Invades England and the Lakes International Comics Art Festival

October 11, 2019
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CBLDF Invades England and the Lakes International Comics Art Festival

CBLDF’s Executive Director Charles Brownstein is going to be making a splash at the Lakes International Comics Art Festival this weekend. If you’re in the UK (or can get there easily) make sure you drop by to check out some of the amazing panels that Brownstein will be in on, as well as a getting the…

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CBLDF to be Recognized by New York Library Association

October 8, 2019
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CBLDF to be Recognized by New York Library Association

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to announce that we will be among those honored this year for the Intellectual Freedom Award at the 126th Annual New York Library Conference and Trade Show in Saratoga Springs this November 15th. Each year New York Library Association (NYLA) recognizes those who honor, support, and advocate for…

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CBLDF’s Comics In Education Survey Reveals Top Comics in Schools & A Broad Embrace of the Format

October 2, 2019
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CBLDF’s Comics In Education Survey Reveals Top Comics in Schools & A Broad Embrace of the Format

Portland, Oregon 10/2/2019 — Results of a survey released today by Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the industry’s leading voice for free speech advocacy and education, offers concrete evidence of what has been long been believed true but unverified: teachers and students are embracing comics as valuable tools in the classroom. This groundbreaking work offers…

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Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

September 27, 2019
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Keep the Light On All Year Long: 12 Banned Comics Reading List

As Banned Books Week draws to a close, it’s crucial to remember that this celebration is to draw attention to the challenges and bans that happen all year long. To keep the spirit of free expression going from this Banned Books Week until the next one, here’s a list of 12 challenged and banned comics…

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History of Comics Censorship, Week Six

September 27, 2019
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History of Comics Censorship, Week Six

Editor’s Note: This resource is the six-part of series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. The series goes chronologically and you can read them individually or start at…

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CBLDF Free Reading List

September 24, 2019
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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund works around the year to not just fight censorship, but produce resources that help protect free expression. Every year CBLDF produces free publications aimed at fans, parents, educators, librarians, and retailers to keep them up to date on the front lines of the fight for free expression in comics. Check…

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Censorship Leaves Us in The Dark, Keep the Light on with CBLDF!

September 23, 2019
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Censorship Leaves Us in The Dark, Keep the Light on with CBLDF!

Banned Books Week is here and CBLDF has some amazing events planned to help “keep the light on” as this year’s theme suggests! This year’s festivities run from September 22 – 28, 2019. Activities can include everything from stopping by your local library to check out their display to enrolling in a free webinar about…

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History of Comics Censorship, Part Five

September 20, 2019
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History of Comics Censorship, Part Five

Editor’s Note: This resource is the second of a six-part series based on one of CBLDF’s most popular presentations about the history of comics censorship. We’ll be posting a segment each week leading up to and including Banned Books Week, September 22 – 28. The series goes chronologically and you can read along on as…

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