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Gay Celebs Weigh in on Censor

Source: Toronto Sun Scott Thompson was still fuming Friday that the Dire Straits song Money for Nothing has been banned in Canada for containing the slur “faggot.” “Shakespeare would be rolling over in his g-word,” said Thompson, the 51-year-old actor/comedian

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Seeking Contributors

Censorship in America is seeking contributors to help grow our article base, and increase awareness of censorship and First Amendment issues – many of which do not make the news because they are specific to a certain location. If you

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Kid Censorship Crackdown Spreads To L.A. County: Monrovia School Superintendent Bans Students From Performing ‘Rent’

Source: LA WEEKLY By Simone Wilson There seems to be a recent spike in adults trying to keep Gen Y from all things sexy. First we saw Huckleberry Finn butchered a few days ago by NewSouth Books, who thinks replacing

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Jan 5, 1980: The Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” Sugarhill Gang Becomes Hip-Hop’s First Top 40 Hit

Hip hop’s roots as a musical phenomenon are subject to debate, but its roots as a commercial phenomenon are much clearer. They trace back directly to January 5, 1980, when the song “Rapper’s Delight” became the first hip hop single

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Censorship 2010 Recap

This is a recap of some of the censorship issues that took place in 2010 with links to the articles. “In a Time of Universal Deceit, Telling the Truth is a Revolutionary Act.” Stop The Internet Blacklist Shocking Censorship at Google News

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Dec 27, 1932: Radio City Music Hall Opens

At the height of the Great Depression, thousands turn out for the opening of Radio City Music Hall, a magnificent Art Deco theater in New York City. Radio City Music Hall was designed as a palace for the people, a

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Dec 25, 1914: Enemies Exchange Christmas Greetings

On and around Christmas Day 1914, the sounds of rifles firing and shells exploding fade in a number of places along the Western Front in favor of holiday celebrations in the trenches and gestures of goodwill between enemies. Starting on

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Censorship in America – Please Help

Censorship in America just started a new Facebook Page supporting our site. We are asking that you please click the “Like” button at the top of the left sidebar, or to follow this link and click the “Like” button. We are

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Dec 22, 1808: Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony Given World Premiere in Vienna

If the initial reviews failed to recognize it as one of the greatest pieces of music ever written, one needs to understand the adverse conditions under which the work was first heard. The concert venue was freezing cold; it was

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10 Banned Controversial Album Covers

↑ Grab this Headline Animator Source: listverse.com (WARNING: THIS LIST CONTAINS GRAPHIC, UNCENSORED IMAGERY THAT SOME AUDIENCES MAY FIND OFFENSIVE.) What is “art”? Over the years there have been many record albums or CDs released with what was deemed to

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