NCAC Set to Host First Annual ‘Stand-Up for Free Speech’ Comedy Benefit

By |2023-10-25T12:46:42-04:00October 24th, 2023|Events, News|

NEW YORK— The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC), in partnership with the New York Comedy Festival, is thrilled to announce the inaugural first annual comedy benefit, 'Stand-Up for Free Speech,’ hosted by Judy Gold. Event Tickets are $30, and all proceeds will support NCAC and its work to defend free speech.  'Stand-Up for Free Speech' will take place on [...]

Black Comedians and Censorship

By |2016-01-14T15:06:49-05:00February 12th, 2013|Blog|

"Black comics are given such strict censorship rules to follow, TV networks might as well hire somebody else," said Black comic Rodney Perry. Check out the two clips below of legendary comic Richard Pryor. The first is his first (heavily-censored) tv debut in 1964, followed by his uncensored special "Live in Concert" filmed 15 years later. Which clip is funnier: [...]

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