Daily Archives: June 8, 2009

Art Censorship in the City of Chicago Bridgeport mural by Gabriel Villa

In May 2009, artist Gabriel Villa‘s work on private property was painted over. The National Coalition Against Censorship wrote in response: The political message of Villa’s mural gives it the highest constitutional protection. Its destruction is, therefore, much more significant … Continue reading

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Censorship = Boring. Valedictorian in Florida ordered to rewrite speech

In efforts to liven up her graduation ceremony, Springstead High School Valedictorian Jem Lugo planned on giving a speech that would poke fun at traditional graduation messages while perhaps giving her fellow students some thoughts to remember: I’m not gonna … Continue reading

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