In this exclusive video, award-winning writer and 2014 Free Speech Defender Neil Gaiman talks about his encounters with censorship and the need to fight those “who are trying to protect us from ourselves by shutting us up and stopping us from being exposed to ideas.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6y2MiwvTxY NCAC honored Neil Gaiman, Robie Harris, and the Trumbull High Thespian Society on Monday, [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: National Coalition Against Censorship | (212) 807-6222 | [email protected] October 30, 2014 National Coalition Against Censorship Honors Neil Gaiman and Celebrates 40 Years of Free Speech Advocacy at Nov 3 Gala NEW YORK, NY —The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) celebrates 40 years of free speech advocacy on Monday, November 3 at Tribeca 360° with an [...]
If you’re like us, the recent removal of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere from Alamogordo Public School classrooms has caused you to feel anything from confusion to just-plain-no-way-you-can’t-be-serious anger. Now you can take action: A parent in Alamogordo has started a petition on Change.org … Continue reading →
The news that Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere had been challenged in classrooms in Alamogordo, NM, caused local and national outcry. This week, the district announced that the book is 'educationally suitable, balanced and age-appropriate' and that it would continue to be used.