This article originally appeared in Censorship News Issue 128 The fall of socialism came unexpectedly for all of us who grew up in what appeared as a regime built to last forever, its permanence embodied in the weight of Stalinist architecture and the monumental roughly-hewn statues of communist leaders. The removal of those statues and of […]
The superintendent of a Los Angeles school district has unilaterally decided to remove a mural on display on the exterior wall of RFK Community Schools’ theater after some members of the surrounding community complained that visual elements of the mural resembled the Rising Sun flag of Imperialist Japan.
A student artist at CU Boulder may have been censored by his university. Investigation in progress.
Florida prisons impounded four times more issues of The Militant in the past two years as in all the other prisons in the country over the last decade.
NCAC urges Cleveland State University to remove the cover the University used to block from view a political text featured on a sculpture displayed on campus.
The novel by Fredrik Backman has been banned district-wide after parents complained about vulgarity and graphic scenes.
Mahwah Township elementary schools have instituted a new policy that limits students’ ability to check out books to once every two to three weeks.
The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities has issued an amendment that sets limits on the content of their grantees’ work, in clear violation of viewpoint neutrality.
The Utah Education Network voted to deny access to EBSCO, a longtime, well-respected distributor of educational content that is used nationally in libraries and schools.
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NCAC supports the Houston Public Library’s commitment to open and diverse programming.
Fort Myers High School in Florida has removed City of Thieves, a 2008 novel by David Benioff, one of the creators of HBO’s Game of Thrones, from the 10th grade curriculum.
NCAC shares PEN America’s grave concern about the President’s use of the levers of government power to retaliate against media companies for the content of their coverage.
In August, the National Park Service issued a proposed rule to introduce fees for holding protests on the National Mall, posing a serious threat to Americans’ right to free speech and assembly.
Shorewood High School canceled the production hours before it was scheduled to debut, to the dismay of both supporters and planned protesters.
NCAC has joined with 17 other organizations in filing a brief with the US Supreme Court in the case of Prison Legal News v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections.
Former NCAC board member and leading First Amendment attorney Robert O’Neil leaves behind a legacy of inclusion and equal rights.
The National Coalition Against Censorship is auctioning a selection of artworks donated by generous artists.
The National Coalition Against Censorship supports Rumford Public Library’s display and freedom to choose how best to serve their community.
The PCLOB has now lacked a quorum for over 19 months, hamstringing its ability to function.