A US-based Chinese artist was forced to remove three paintings from a show in North Carolina to avoid “offending” patrons.
Markham Intermediate School in Staten Island, NY pulled Assassination Classroom, a best-selling manga comic by Yusei Matui, from library shelves after a parent complained about the book’s title and fictional superhero themes.
A library in Kansas is considering a second challenge to three widely-lauded LGBTQ books for youth.
Maine lawmaker’s attempts to label educational material obscene threatens intellectual freedom.
New York’s El Museo del Barrio recently cancelled a retrospective of the work of Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky. This cancellation is the latest example of art institutions cancelling or modifying shows in response to public pressure.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey relocated an art installation depicting the Saudi Arabian flag after public complaints.
The Senate considers a bill expressing federal support for state and local anti-BDS laws.
Marvin Rich helped found NCAC and dedicated his life to civil rights and equality.
The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) urges Queens Library to restore an exhibition of photographs it canceled and allow it to run for three weeks as originally planned. Drew Kerr’s exhibition, Faces of The 7 Train, consists of 32 black-and-white photographs that the artist shot of passengers on the 7 train over the course of […]
On December 17th, Tumblr permanently banned adult content from its platform. Under the new community guidelines, any image that depicts sex acts, real-life human genitalia, or (with a few exceptions) female nipples will be hidden from public view. Despite the company’s claims, the new guidelines will not create a “better, more positive” Tumblr.
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.
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.