Tag: education

NCAC Investigates the Prevalence and Impact of Trigger Warnings

Trigger warnings have become one of the hottest topics in the media today, with most coverage painting a bleak picture of epidemic political correctness propagated by coddled millennials. Articles and blog posts declare that trigger warnings are devolving academia from…

This Weekend: Join CBLDF in San Francicso for APAture 2015: Comics & Illustration Showcase!

If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area this weekend, join CBLDF Editorial Director Betsy Gomez at the San Francisco Public Library for APAture 2015: Comics & Illustration Showcase! CBLDF will be on hand for this celebration of Asian Pacific…

NC School Board Changes Policy to Keep Challenged Books in Classrooms

The Kite Runner

Earlier this summer, a unanimous vote successfully kept Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner in Buncombe County, North Carolina, classrooms and initiated a necessary discussion about whether existing school policy about how to handle challenged books should be changed. In a…

What a Deal! CBLDF Liberty Cards Are Back In Hand!

In 2011, The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund teamed up with Cryptozoic Entertainment as well as more than 100 comics creators to bring you the CBLDF Liberty Cards! The Fund is excited to reintroduce the entire set to our supporters…

Newly Elected Mayor of Venice Bans 50 Books from Kindergartens

Luigi Brugnaro has taken one of his first stances after being elected mayor of Venice, Italy, by banning several children’s books from kindergarten classrooms. Titles like Qual è il segreto di papà? (What’s Dad’s Secret?), Rosso micione (Big Red Cat),…

SDCC 2015: CBLDF Programming Schedule

Comic-Con International is just over a week away, and CBLDF is going to be on hand with some spectacular programming in support of our mission to fight for the right to read comics! Don’t forget to add these amazing events…

Denmark Debates the Inclusion of Muhammad Cartoons in Textbooks

In Denmark, recent debates over whether the controversial political cartoons depicting Muhammad printed in the newspaper Jyllands-Posten in 2005 should be included in Danish textbooks for educational purposes have raised concerns not only over the appropriateness of including such material…