Thu, 11/10/2016 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
A profile of a local organization fighting for the First Amendment rights of comics artists
Charles Brownstein is the Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit advocacy organization which recently moved its headquarters from New York to Portland. The CBLDF provides aid to artists and publishers facing legal threats such as censorship, and publicizes the cases of overseas artists threatened with suppression and imprisonment. They recently published a comics collection, the CBLDF Liberty Annual 2016, as well as a book that chronicles the history of women cartoonists, She Changed Comics.
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