Posts Tagged ‘ march ’

CBLDF Gift Guide 2018!

November 20, 2018
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CBLDF Gift Guide 2018!

CBLDF 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! This holiday season you can support CBLDF and find something for everyone on your list! We’re offering our donors the chance to grab gifts signed by incredible creators, including Classic GNs signed by Neil Gaiman, Stan Sakai, Alison Bechdel, & more; Modern GNs signed by Robert Kirkman, Brian K. Vaughan, Chuck Palahniuk, & more; Superhero GNs…

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Bringing Comics into Your Classroom and Curriculum

November 19, 2018
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Bringing Comics into Your Classroom and Curriculum

Looking for ways to engage reluctant readers? Need gripping tales for those students with shorter attention spans? Interested in teaching visual literacy in addition to improving vocabulary and reading comprehension? Look no further than (trumpet sounds) comic books! If you are a regular CBLDF News Blog reader, you probably aren’t surprised by the idea of…

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Gear Up & Support Free Speech With Brand-New CBLDF Exclusive Merch!

July 26, 2018
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Gear Up & Support Free Speech With Brand-New CBLDF Exclusive Merch!

For a very limited time, CBLDF supporters have the chance to get 2018 San Diego Comic-Con Exclusives! We have the commemorative shirts with art by Michael Cho and popular totes that tell you just what to do with all your comic books.  Plus, this week we are offering other brand-new merchandise, including t-shirts, enamel pins, and patches! But that’s not all! We are also rewarding…

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Influential Comic Book Artist Mystery Solved

April 18, 2018
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Influential Comic Book Artist Mystery Solved

Last weekend, artist and comics journalist James Romberger discovered Sy Barry was the identity of the artist behind Martin Luther King and The Montgomery Story, a civil rights comic that not only changed the medium, but the history of the United States. The books wide distribution through churches and schools created a means to disseminate information…

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Censorship By the Numbers: Beyond Books

April 11, 2018
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Censorship By the Numbers: Beyond Books

This week American Library Association‘s Office for Intellectual Freedom released its 2017 Most Challenged Books list, comprised of challenges reported to them as well as those discovered by local and national news coverage. However, of the 354 challenges in 2017, only 67% were actually about specific books. The rest of the challenges were to games,…

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ALA’s Banned Book Video | A Call To Activism

April 10, 2018
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American Library Association released a video detailing their annual top ten list of most frequently challenged books. The video starts off with instances of censorship like an illustration of “To Kill a Mockingbird” scrawled on a chalkboard, paired with the narrator saying “imagine having a challenging discussion about a book in your English class then…

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Speak Out at MARCH: The Power of Student Voices on April 11!

April 4, 2018
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Speak Out at MARCH: The Power of Student Voices on April 11!

On April 11, CBLDF welcomes educators, students, and activists to MARCH: The Power of Student Voices, a panel discussion at the Society of Illustrators in Manhattan! Please join us for this engaging panel and discussion in concert with the MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece exhibition. The First Amendment rights of students and the history of youth…

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Join Us for The Art of March: A Civil Rights Masterpiece

February 28, 2018
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Join Us for The Art of March: A Civil Rights Masterpiece

The Society of Illustrators and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund graciously request your presence at the Opening Reception of The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece   Opening Reception: Thursday, March 1st 6pm – 9pm Honoring Nate Powell, who will be in attendance Society of Illustrators 128 East 63rd Street New York City 212 838 2560 Suggested Donation…

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The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece

February 7, 2018
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The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece

CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein has teamed up with John Lind (Creative Director, Kitchen Sink Books, an imprint of Dark Horse Comics) to co-curate The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece, an exhibit on display at the Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, February 28 – June 30, 2018. The Art of MARCH: A…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: March: Book Three

July 31, 2017
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: March: Book Three

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the use of…

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