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Upcoming Events Spotlight Comics Censorship

September 5, 2017
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Upcoming Events Spotlight Comics Censorship

Several upcoming events are spotlighting Banned Books Week and the censorship of comics. CBLDF’s own Charles Brownstein is among the speakers discussing the challenges comics face! Keep reading for a list of events to add to your calendar! Banned Books Week is September 24 – 30. CBLDF is a sponsor of the annual celebration of the…

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TODAY: CBLDF Talks Censorship and Diversity in Portland and Las Vegas

September 27, 2016
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TODAY: CBLDF Talks Censorship and Diversity in Portland and Las Vegas

Banned Books Week has begun! The week-long celebration of the freedom to read runs through October 1, and you can learn more about year’s theme of diversity with CBLDF during events in Portland, Oregon, and Las Vegas, Nevada! Banned Books Week: Diversity Tuesday, September 27, 7:30 p.m. Powell’s City of Books (1005 W. Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209) Banned Books…

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Today for Banned Books Week: Join CBLDF in Portland!

September 26, 2016
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Today for Banned Books Week: Join CBLDF in Portland!

Banned Books Week has begun! The week-long celebration of the freedom to read runs through October 1, and you can learn more about year’s theme of diversity with CBLDF during “Banned Books: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect,” a panel being offered today in Portland, Oregon! Banned Books: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Monday, September 26, 6:00 p.m. U.S. Bank Room, Central…

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Celebrate Diversity with CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Events!

September 23, 2016
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Banned Books Week starts this Sunday and runs through October 1! Celebrate the freedom to read and this year’s theme of diversity with CBLDF during events in Portland, Las Vegas, and Ohio! Monday, September 26, 6:00 p.m. • U.S. Bank Room – Central Library 801 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, OR  97205 Banned Books: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Why are…

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Portland: Enjoy a Live Music Celebration of Geek Culture This Friday to Benefit CBLDF!

July 26, 2016
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Portland: Enjoy a Live Music Celebration of Geek Culture This Friday to Benefit CBLDF!

Hello, Portland! This Friday, join the PDX Broadsides and the Wesley Crushers for a live music celebration of geek culture to benefit CBLDF! The festivities kick off at 7:00 p.m. at NXT Industries (1302 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd). The evening will be hosted by Alison Hallett and Erik Henricksen of Comics Underground. It’s 21+, BYOB,…

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Comics Creators Talk About Successful Library Events

October 16, 2015
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For librarians and teachers, comic books and graphic novels are no longer the dangerous fare that corrupted children’s minds and led to juvenile delinquency as a misguided psychologist, a Senate subcommittee, and the Comics Code would have had have us believe in the 1950s. Libraries and schools are now embracing the medium and finding ways…

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Banned Books Week 2015: Events Around the Country!

September 25, 2015
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Banned Books Week kicks off this weekend, and CBLDF is proud to be a perennial sponsor of this exciting celebration to of the right to read! We asked our supporters to let us know about their plans for Banned Books Week, and there are some pretty amazing events afoot around the nation! This list is…

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Let Freedom Read At The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund New York Comic Con Party!

October 7, 2014
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Let Freedom Read At The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund New York Comic Con Party!

Celebrate free speech and help support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund along with sensational comic creators at the CBLDF New York Comic Con Party, happening Saturday night, October 11, sponsored by comiXology and Dynamite Entertainment! Open to fans and professionals alike, the party kicks off Saturday, October 11th, 8-10pm at Tir Na Nog –…

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Scott McCloud and Larry Marder Talk Comics Censorship in San Diego!

September 30, 2014
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Scott McCloud and Larry Marder Talk Comics Censorship in San Diego!

The last stop on CBLDF’s Banned Books Week Tour was San Diego, where we joined with co-sponsors Comic-Con International and the San Diego Public Library to present a “Beware of Comics!” conversation with Scott McCloud and Larry Marder. The evening was a great success thanks to the organizers, participants, and attendees! CBLDF Executive Director Charles…

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Join Scott McCloud and Larry Marder in San Diego for Banned Books Week!

September 9, 2014
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Join Scott McCloud and Larry Marder in San Diego for Banned Books Week!

Beware of Comics! –  A Banned Books Week Conversation with Scott McCloud & Larry Marder DANGER! Comics are still risky business, with contents so shocking that they’re being banned all over the United States! On Thursday, September 25, celebrate Banned Books Week at Beware of Comics! featuring Scott McCloud, acclaimed author of Understanding Comics and the…

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