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LAST DAY for Personalized Gifts in CBLDF’s Spirit of Giving Campaign!

December 4, 2017
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LAST DAY for Personalized Gifts in CBLDF’s Spirit of Giving Campaign!

CBLDF’s 2017 Spirit of Giving holiday fundraiser gives you the chance to get personalized books from some of the biggest names in comics! But now is the time to act – TODAY IS THE LAST DAY OF THE DRIVE! You can receive graphic novels signed and personalized by creators, such as Chip Kidd, Brian K. Vaughan, Kevin Eastman, Cliff Chiang, Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen,…

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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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Be a Force for Change! Support CBLDF!

November 11, 2016
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Be a Force for Change! Support CBLDF!

In light of this week’s political turmoil, CBLDF would like to feature some items that focus on the power of free expression to affect positive change, no matter what your political leanings might be. These items include Liberty Annual 2016, She Changed Comics, CBLDF’s embroidered Free Speech Defender patches, “I Read Banned Comics” t-shirts, and the March Volume One trade paperback, signed…

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RETAILERS: CBLDF Liberty Annual 2016 FOC is Today!

October 10, 2016
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RETAILERS: CBLDF Liberty Annual 2016 FOC is Today!

Image Comics and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund are proud to present LIBERTY ANNUAL 2016, coming this November. Retailers act now — final order cutoff is today! Shipping on the eve of the U.S. election, this year’s installment of CBLDF Liberty Annual is a call to optimism that celebrates real people whose efforts changed the…

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Now Available: CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook 2016!

September 14, 2016
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Banned Books Week is happening September 25 – October 1, and CBLDF is delighted to release the latest edition of the CBLDF Banned Books Week Handbook to help you celebrate! A resource anyone can use to plan a Banned Books Week celebration in their community, the handbook features a gorgeous cover by Nate Powell, artist of Representative John…

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On MLK Day, Explore Civil Rights and Black History Through Graphic Novels

January 19, 2015
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On MLK Day, Explore Civil Rights and Black History Through Graphic Novels

Today we celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For educators, librarians and parents looking for an accessible way to help young people explore the Civil Rights Movement and the legacy of slavery in American history, we’ve gathered together some topical Using Graphic Novels in Education columns by Meryl Jaffe. Using…

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Graphic Novels, Challenged Books Score Big in ALA Awards

January 28, 2014
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Graphic Novels, Challenged Books Score Big in ALA Awards

The American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards for 2014 were presented at the organization’s Midwinter Conference yesterday, and we were pleased to see challenged books and graphic novels figuring prominently among them! The complete roundup of winners and runners-up (Honor Books) is here, but here are a few we’re particularly excited about here at CBLDF:…

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Remembering MLK: The Silence of Our Friends

January 20, 2014
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Remembering MLK: The Silence of Our Friends

Martin Luther King, Jr., used his right to free speech to fight one of the most important battles in American history, often — and ultimately — at great personal risk. In an era when many thought African Americans should not be afforded the same rights as white Americans, King raised his voice and encouraged others…

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