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Listen to CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein Discuss Censorship Trends (& Get More In-Depth Information)

August 12, 2019
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Listen to CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein Discuss Censorship Trends (& Get More In-Depth Information)

Earlier this month, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Executive Director, Charles Brownstein sat down with Barry Lynn, host of Culture Shocks on KCAA, NBC News Radio for Southern California. From the Comics Code to the recent Walking Dead ban, Charles and Barry explore the state of censorship, as well as why comics are often the…

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CBLDF Exclusives – Rick & Morty, Lumberjanes – Signings, Programming, and More at Wondercon!

March 28, 2019
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CBLDF Exclusives – Rick & Morty, Lumberjanes – Signings, Programming, and More at Wondercon!

Make sure you mark your calendars so you don’t miss a minute of the excitement at Wondercon this year, March 29 – 31. Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is bringing a ton of killer rewards including new exclusive comics, offering new programming about the Comics Code Authority, and hosting signings at the booth you will…

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Comics Censorship Crises Past, Present, and Future – an Inside Look at CBLDF

March 25, 2019
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Comics Censorship Crises Past, Present, and Future – an Inside Look at CBLDF

Last week Adam Adler from Escapist Magazine sat down with Comic book Legal Defense Fund’s Executive Director Charles Brownstein to talk about censorship in comics, both the history and the current crises. Escapist is a journalistic take on an amalgam of interests for the grown-up geek, including comics books. The questions Adler prepared prompted a…

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The MLK Comics Mystery Solved in 2018

January 21, 2019
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The MLK Comics Mystery Solved in 2018

Editor’s note: This story originally ran in April of 2018, but is being reposted now in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For those interested in reading comics about The Civil Rights Movement, check out CBLDF’s Using Graphic Novels in Education for some great suggestions. In April of 2018, artist and comics journalist James…

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Censorship Lecture Today in Chicago Open to All, featuring CBLDF Speakers

November 9, 2018
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Censorship Lecture Today in Chicago Open to All, featuring CBLDF Speakers

Last month, CBLDF News Blog covered a Kickstarter project designed to bring the educational program series Censorship and Information Control During Information Revolutions to life, and the support was overwhelming. Now’s your chance to go see Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Executive Director Charles Brownstein, and Ted Adams, the founder of IDW Media Holdings and…

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Help Bring New Insight into Censorship and Information Control During Information Revolutions

October 1, 2018
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Help Bring New Insight into Censorship and Information Control During Information Revolutions

Help bring the educational program Censorship and Information Control During Information Revolutions to life by donating to their Kickstarter. Cory Doctorow (In Real Life, Walkaway, Information Doesn’t Want to be Free), along with historian and novelist Ada Palmer, and author, professor, Adrian Johns have joined together to bring forth a series recorded dialogues, a museum…

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Check out The Project Censored Show About Banned Books Week

September 28, 2018
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Check out The Project Censored Show About Banned Books Week

Go behind the scenes of Banned Books Week, and learn more about those fighting on the front lines of free expression. The Project Censored Show released an episode featuring interviews with Abena Hutchful who runs National Coalition Against Censorship’s Youth Free Expression Project, Banned Books Week Coordinator Betsy Gomez, and CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein.…

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A Look Inside Comic Book Challenges and Bans

September 25, 2018
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A Look Inside Comic Book Challenges and Bans

Recently on nomansland.blog, writer Lavender Vroman took a look at “What happens when someone comes for your comics, Neil Gaiman, and Harry Potter?” Most nerds would think the only way someone is prying those three away from them, is out of their carbonite frozen hands – but as Vroman demonstrates, these books (and many others) are…

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SDCC18 – Friday & Saturday with CBLDF!

July 20, 2018
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SDCC18 – Friday & Saturday with CBLDF!

What a great first day! It was amazing to meet so many supporters at the CBLDF Booth #1918, at panels, and of course at the annual Welcome Party! But while one day is done, there’s far too much to do to get bogged down with reminiscing. Follow CBLDF on Twitter to get updates throughout the…

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Freedom to Read Foundation Elects Charles Brownstein President

June 27, 2018
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Freedom to Read Foundation Elects Charles Brownstein President

Charles Brownstein, CBLDF’s Executive Director, was elected President of The Freedom to Read Foundation during their annual meeting last week in New Orleans. A prolific public speaker on Free Expression and comics, Brownstein also serves as the chair of the Banned Books Week Coalition, as a board member of the Media Coalition, an organization representing the First…

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