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The Black Community Is Not at War with Immigration Reform

The Black Community Is Not at War with Immigration Reform

by Maya Rupert   Jul 15, 2013

    The Black American Leadership Alliance (BALA), a Black anti-immigration reform organization, plans to hold a march this week to oppose immigration reform,... Read More

ASK B. SCOTT:
‘Are These Words OK to Say?!’

ASK B. SCOTT:
‘Are These Words OK to Say?!’

by B. Scott   May 03, 2013

Dear B. Scott, I am an old school love muffin from way back and from getting to know your personality on YouTube and different... Read More

Steve King

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week In Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell   Mar 29, 2013

Another look at the political week that was… ●      The fate of marriage equality is officially in the hands of the Supreme Court.  The... Read More

Prejudice, Served with a Smile

Prejudice, Served with a Smile

by Michael Arceneaux   Feb 12, 2013

As Republicans continue to pick out the remnants of dirt left in their teeth due to their feet being lodged into their mouths for... Read More

Obama:
“Now’s the Time” for Immigration Reform

Obama:
“Now’s the Time” for Immigration Reform

by Zerlina Maxwell   Jan 30, 2013

On Monday, the unlikely bipartisan duo of Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) announced a plan to move forward with immigration... Read More

Ravens’ LB Brendon Ayanbadejo Speaks Out for Equality

Ravens’ LB Brendon Ayanbadejo Speaks Out for Equality

by Rod McCullom   Jan 29, 2013

Don’t be surprised to hear sports journalists discussing gay rights, marriage equality and bullying when the Baltimore Ravens face the San Francisco 49ers next... Read More

Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia

Justice Scalia Makes Incendiary Remarks on LGBT Rights

by The Grio   Dec 11, 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday found himself defending his legal writings that some find offensive and anti-gay. Speaking at Princeton University,... Read More

First Jamaican Lesbian Wedding

IN HER OWN WORDS: Couple Makes History at First Lesbian Wedding in Jamaica

by Nicole Y. Dennis-Benn   Jun 07, 2012

"You ready?” she whispers, swimming up behind me to encircle her arms around my waist. “Yeah, I’m ready.” We smile at each other, aware... Read More

Did ‘Outraged’ Pastors Support Obama Before His Same-Sex Marriage Comments?

Did ‘Outraged’ Pastors Support Obama Before His Same-Sex Marriage Comments?

by Zerlina Maxwell   May 15, 2012

When President Obama announced his support for marriage equality last week black preachers lined up ready to speak out as a voice of the... Read More

Joe Biden

Obama and Gay Marriage:
Still "Evolving"

by Michael Arceneaux   May 07, 2012

This weekend, we heard the strongest comments in support of gay marriage uttered this far from President Obama’s administration. They didn’t come from President... Read More