All posts tagged "black"

  • Raising the Bar

    Even as a child, Melvin White showed interest in the law as an avid fan of TV courtroom dramas such as Perry Mason. ''I was...

  • D.C. Black Pride

    BEFORE D.C. BLACK Pride existed, there was the ''Children's Hour,'' an annual Memorial Day gathering for members of the black LGBT community, spread by word...

  • Out and Proud

    James W. Hawkins likes to get things organized the way they should be. Take, for instance, his middle name. ''My mother named me 'Westley,' after...

  • Give me liberty! And Unity! And Strength!

    There's no mistaking the theme of D.C. Black Pride 2007. This four-day festival is most certainly ''Black All Over.'' But don't forget the fine print....

  • Something to Talk About

    If you've ever caught any of the episodes from the third season of BET's College Hill, a reality show about eight black college students, you...

  • Idol Time

    Franchelle ''Frenchie'' Davis gained fame -- and infamy -- during an all-too-brief round as a finalist in American Idol's second season. But she had her...

  • Game Plan

    Something different happens when a professional athlete steps out of the closet and into the public eye. Entertainers, lawyers, even politicians -- their stories can...

  • Shining in the Spotlight

    The spotlight that usually shines on Doug Spearman, whose roles include playing Chance on Logo's Noah's Arc, is the kind associated with Hollywood glitz. But...

  • Last minute break

    The answer was in his wallet all along. And when Howard Daniel stumbled upon on the business card of Steven S. Smith in November 2006,...

  • Woman in the Life

    Sheila Alexander-Reid is a little shaken when she arrives to be interviewed. She explains that earlier in the day, she found signs on her car,...

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