by Ward Churchill In the last few days there has been widespread and grossly inaccurate media coverage concerning my analysis of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, coverage that has resulted in defamation of my character and threats against my life. What I actually said has been lost, […]
Archives for January 2005
Update: NCAC has been advised that Superintendent Dozier has chosen to retain Whale Talk. We congratulate him on his decision. NCAC Letter to Georgetown School District Superintendent of Schools About Excluding Books From High School Curriculum January 26, 2005 Dr. Randy Dozier Superintendent of Schools Georgetown School District 2018 Church Street Georgetown, SC 29440 Dear […]
A mural containing a classical nude has become the target of police harassment in the small town of Pilot Point in Northern Texas. Wes Miller, owner of the gallery on whose wall the nude is painted has received a police notice claiming the mural is in violation of the Texas Penal Code 43.24 banning the […]
ACLU Says Texas Police Violated Art Gallery Owner’s Freedom of Expression Police Forced Artist to Cover Classical Image of Nude "Eve" FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2005 DALLAS—The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas today announced that it has filed a lawsuit against the city of Pilot Point and its police department, charging that police […]
Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger’s frequently challenged coming-of-age novel, will remain in the ninth grade curriculum at Noble High in North Berwick, ME. The school board rejected a request to ban the book for offensive language and themes. The board agreed to revise procedures to inform parents about book selections.