Violent-themed Student Speech

In the wake of Columbine, school officials have taken to treating all violent-themed student speech as true threats.
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Roscoe Jones – First Amendment Hero

This African-American Jehovah Witness preacher had the temerity to travel all across the Southeast promoting his religious faith even in all-white areas.
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News — Can We Own It? Should We Be Able To?

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Information about the world around us is a right, a public good — and also a product.
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Freedom Forum Institute and Newseum Feature Speakers at March 2019 South by Southwest Interactive Festival


These leaders will participate in discussions with experts in the media, religious liberty and journalism fields.
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Celebrating Black History Month with NewseumED

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NewseumED’s Making a Change: The First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement EDCollection explores how advocates for — and against — change in the civil rights era leveraged the five freedoms of the First Amendment. 
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Student Journalism: More Needed Than Ever

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We take note of the great work being done by journalists who happen to be students as we recognize the 50th anniversary of a major student-First Amendment decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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The First Amendment Center Unveils The Quad, A Campus Free Speech Directory

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The First Amendment Center has launched The Quad, a campus free speech directory that identifies those whose primary missions support championing free speech across universities nationwide.
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2019: The Year of the Student Journalist

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This year will highlight the importance of these students and the need to support them and their work.
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Tinker after 50: A Historic Ruling Still Relevant After All These Years

Fifty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court protected the ability of public school students from Des Moines, Iowa, to wear black peace armbands to protest the Vietnam War, recognizing the importance of student First Amendment rights.
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