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CBLDF Reception for The Art of MARCH

April 20, 2018
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CBLDF Reception for The Art of MARCH

CBLDF cordially invites every student, teacher, art lover, activist, and free speech defender to join us for: The Art of MARCH: Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Reception May 4 – 6:30 – 9PM Join Nate Powell, artist of the National Book Award winning MARCH trilogy at a special reception for The Art of MARCH: A…

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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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NYC: Join CBLDF for MoCCA This Weekend!

April 1, 2016
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NYC: Join CBLDF for MoCCA This Weekend!

This weekend, CBLDF fights for free speech in its NYC stomping grounds during MoCCA Fest 2016! CBLDF will be hosting signings with Ariel Schrag and Phoebe Gloeckner at table E 160-163 ! Presented by the Society of Illustrators, MoCCA takes place April 2 – 3, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., at Metropolitan West (West 46th Street). Programming will take place at Ink48 (653 11th Avenue…

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Batman Paints the Town Black and White in Society of Illustrators Exhibit

October 20, 2015
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Batman Paints the Town Black and White in Society of Illustrators Exhibit

Last week the New York Times featured an array of comic art exhibits currently running in NYC, and right at the top was CBLDF advisory board member Chip Kidd’s collection of Batman: Black and White sketch covers, commissioned from a variety of comics luminaries and currently on display at Society of Illustrators in Manhattan. If…

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TONIGHT in NYC: Batman: Black and White Opening Reception with Chip Kidd!

October 7, 2015
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TONIGHT in NYC: Batman: Black and White Opening Reception with Chip Kidd!

Tonight in NYC, the Society of Illustrators and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund are celebrating the Dark Knight with a free opening reception, featuring the inimitable Chip Kidd and other special guests! Celebrate the current Society of Illustrators exhibit “Chip Kidd Presents: Batman Black and White: The Sketch Covers.” The exhibit collects Batman: Black and…

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Join Society Of Illustrators and CBLDF For Exclusive Batman: Black and White Events in NYC

September 24, 2015
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Join Society Of Illustrators and CBLDF For Exclusive Batman: Black and White Events in NYC

Batman turns 76 this weekend, and the Society of Illustrators and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund are celebrating the Dark Knight with a series of events featuring the inimitable Chip Kidd and other special guests! Funds raised during these exclusive events will be used to support SOI and CBLDF’s educational programs. On September 29, 2015,…

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CBLDF Takes the Fight for Free Speech to MoCCA Arts Festival This Weekend!

April 9, 2015
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CBLDF Takes the Fight for Free Speech to MoCCA Arts Festival This Weekend!

This weekend, CBLDF keeps the fight for free speech in its NYC stomping grounds during MoCCA Fest 2015! CBLDF will be hosting signings at booth 200 with MoCCA guest of honor Scott McCloud, who will be on hand with his latest masterpiece The Sculptor, and Bow-Wow series creators Mark Newgarden and Megan Cash! Presented by…

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