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Jackie Ormes to Enter Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame

February 2, 2018
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Jackie Ormes to Enter Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame

We at CBLDF were delighted to hear recently that Jackie Ormes, the first Black woman creator of a nationally syndicated comic strip, will be inducted into the Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame later this year. We profiled Ormes in our book She Changed Comics, and also ran the expanded version below in conjunction with…

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Profiles in Black Cartooning: Jackie Ormes

February 1, 2016
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Profiles in Black Cartooning: Jackie Ormes

In celebration of Black History Month, CBLDF has partnered with Black Nerd Problems to spotlight Black comics creators and cartoonists who made significant contributions to free expression. Visit CBLDF.org throughout the month of February to learn more!  Zelda Jackson Ormes, better known as Jackie, was the first African American woman to make a living as a cartoonist.…

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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned/Challenged and Pre-Code

March 13, 2015
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Women Who Changed Free Expression: Banned/Challenged and Pre-Code

Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. This week we spotlight some creators whose work has been most frequently banned and challenged, plus a few who started out in the Pre-Code Era. Follow our Tumblr every weekday for biographical snippets on female creators who have…

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