A Conversation with Toni Morrison

For the inauguration of the Free Speech Leadership Council, A Conversation with Toni Morrison, the Nobel-prize winning author and Fran Lebowitz discussed book censorship and the power of reading. Toni Morrison said, "Whoever organizes knowledge is wicked…and the consequence is death." Judy Blume chimes in with her experience of getting her hands on her first John O’Hara novel.



Videos from NCAC


Other Videos Addressing Censorship

Video from Youth Voices Uncensored:
NCAC’s youth media event in March 2009                   


Video on the forced resignation of a
high school teacher for teaching
"The Laramie Project"

First place winner of NCAC’s 2008
Youth Film Contest


Video on the high school ban of
Steve Martin’s play
"Picasso at the Lapin Agile"

First place winner of NCAC’s 2006
Youth Film Contest


Author John Green on being called a
pornographer for his
YA book Looking for Alaska

Second place winner of the 2006
Youth Film Contest 2009                   


Explanation of the art controversy
in Troy, New York


Second Life Bans Rose Borchovski’s “The Kiss” for Nudity