All posts tagged "black"

  • Wonder Women

    Courtney Snowden and Sheila Alexander-Reid said goodbye to the private sector and hello to serving the public good.

  • Uniquely Alex: Alex Newell on coming out, Trevor Project and life after Glee

    “Be who you are, be special, and know your truth.” Alex Newell was already living by what he calls the Glee motto years before he...

  • Preaching Past the Choir: Q&A with Tarell McCraney

    Tarell McCraney depicts the journey of young black men in his work, including his new play "Choir Boy"

  • Interview: SMYAL’s Sultan Shakir

    SMYAL's newest executive director hopes to build and expand upon its mission to build youth leaders

  • Colman Domingo’s proud career as actor and budding playwright

    Colman Domingo's proud career as actor and budding playwright

  • Stepping Out

    “I can’t think of many dance concerts that I’ve seen where it’s been two black men dancing a story that was LGBT,” says Shawn Short,...

  • A Helper's Heart

    ''For a long time,'' Ramien Pierre says, ''I would surreptitiously look at leather images, watch leather porn and follow it on the Internet.'' In other...

  • Alabama Christmas parade rocked by Prancing Elites dance crew

    A group of African-American males from Mobile, Alabama marched as the final Christmas Parade contingent for the nearby town of Semmes. Some of the event’s...

  • Out and Tuned In

    When it comes to ''institutions,'' D.C. has plenty that are completely removed from Congress, the White House, the Smithsonian or all the other icons recognized...

  • Wives Making Waves

    For some couples, marriage might signal the start of quiet domesticity. Then there are the power couples. Bill and Hillary. Sonny and Cher. And certainly...

  • Marching On

    The LGBT community and its struggles for equality will share the stage alongside other communities advocating for social justice as community organizers, activists and civil...

  • Fired Up for the Future

    At 35, Aisha Moodie-Mills was a long way from arriving on the scene when the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place. But...

  • Frontline Figure

    Eleanor Holmes Norton was 26 years old when somewhere around 250,000 people descended on the nation's capital for the March on Washington for Jobs and...

  • Laverne Cox Rocks

    They say a lady never reveals her age. It's a rule Laverne Cox lives by. ''I don't discuss my age,'' she says playfully, ''except to...

  • Novel Approach

    K. Murry Johnson secured a great quote from the noted African-American novelist James Earl Hardy for the book jacket of his self-published debut novel. ''An...

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