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All posts tagged "black"

  • Marching On

    Washington, D.C., is no stranger to mass gatherings of people seeking rights, justice, or just a chance to be heard. Saturday, Oct. 15, was one...

  • Reaching the Summit

    In December 2003, a handful of leaders from the GLBT African-American community banded together to challenge support from African American religious and civil rights leaders...

  • Gathering Steam

    The local, monthly community meetings to discuss GLBT participation in the Millions More Movement (MMM) are quickly gaining steam. The seventh monthly meeting, initiated in...

  • Family Affair

    The big picture is a family portrait. It's a picture of the African-American community coming together to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Million Man...

  • D.C. Coalition, Inc.

    ORGANIZATIONAL MISSION: Founded in 1978, the D.C. Coalition seeks to abolish discrimination against, and build a strong political and economic base for the black LGBT...

  • Deep Impact

    When Wanda Alston was fatally stabbed in March by a neighbor in a crack-induced stupor, Washington lost a woman who was arguably the most powerful...

  • Past, Present and Future

    Eric E. Richardson's first trip to Washington, D.C., was for a job interview in the late 1990s, when a local radio station had taken an...

  • Stage Presence: Motivating Fences

    ''I didn't audition for Troy because I didn't think I would be considered for Troy.'' Michael Sainte-Andress is referring to the leading character in Fences,...

  • A Life Remembered

    Bad news travels fast. And it shot across town like lightning last Wednesday, March 16, as news spread that Wanda Alston, 45, cabinet member and...

  • Maya Keyes

    Alan Keyes -- former ambassador, former presidential candidate, former Senate candidate, and Christian-right political pundit -- has made a name for himself as one of...

  • Mystical Marriage

    It's hard to imagine a more wholesome setting than the Matthews-Williams household in suburban Silver Spring. On a Saturday morning, the home buzzes with energy....

  • Conferring for Campus Equality

    Elizabeth City State University is about as ''small town'' as you can get. It's roughly 45 miles south of Portsmouth, Va., just over the North...

  • Homegrown History

    The Harlem Renaissance is one of the most culturally romantic periods of American history. In a sense, it was the spark that ignited a fire...

  • Setting the Course

    Boston may have gotten the Democrats, and New York the Republicans, but Washington hosted a major political conference of its own last weekend as the...

  • Signature Moments

    ''My mother won't explain it,'' says Paris Barclay of his offbeat but memorably elegant first name. ''She claimed she was reading mythology when I was...

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