As students across America prepare to stage a National School Walkout in protest of gun violence on March 14, cartoonist Kai Texel wants to make sure they known their rights.
Texel partered with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) to launch Be Heard! — a free educational comic book that seeks to inform students of the best practices to carry out while protesting, peacefully assembling, and asserting their First Amendment rights.
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The nationwide school and university walkout will take place on the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14. Read more…
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