Category: Education

Effort to Return MAS Books to Classrooms Fails in Tucson

Early this year, CBLDF joined a coalition of organizations to decry the removal of seven books by renown Latino and Native authors from Tucson, Arizona, classrooms. Last week, TUSD Governing Board Member Mark Stegeman brought forth a resolution to put…

A Librarian Responds to a Book Challenge

One of CBLDF’s missions is to protect graphic novels when they are challenged in libraries. We’ve played a pivotal role in some challenges, most recently with Alan Moore’s Neonomicon, which faces a challenge in North Carolina. As I was cruising…

SDCC: The Fight to Defend Manga

On the Saturday of Comic-Con, CBLDF Executive Director joined Ryan Matheson for “CBLDF: The Fight to Defend Manga,” a panel discussing the particular issues that manga and its fans face when it comes to censorship. Matheson was arrested by Canadian…

SDCC: State of the CBLDF!

Another Comic-Con is upon us, and thanks to the generosity of our members, corporate members, sponsors and supporters, we’ve developed a week full of great programs, parties, and an unforgettable auction to raise money for our important First Amendment program…

SDCC: Artist Events From The CBLDF!

San Diego Comic-Con starts today, and the CBLDF is there with incredible events, including signings at our booth – 1920! Read on for a full schedule of signing & sketching events, with greats including Chip Kidd, Gilbert Shelton, Charlie Adlard,…

SDCC: CBLDF Programming!

Thursday, July 12 12:00-1:00 Censorship and the Female Artist — Attacks on women’s speech are on the rise in the current cultural climate in realms including politics and pop culture. This panel examines how censorship affects women artists, in realms…