All posts tagged "black"

  • 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...

  • A Night to Remember

    ''It's not a party. It's not a gala. It is a social marketing effort that also has a fundraising component.'' Clyde Penn's description of last...

  • The Buddy System

    At 57, Otis T. ''Buddy'' Sutson has a lot of activist work behind him. But just talk to him for a few minutes and you'll...

  • Closed for Business

    Nob Hill, the oldest gay bar in Washington and one of the oldest black gay bars in the country, closed its doors on February 1,...

  • The Queen Mother's Farewell

    It was years ago at Nob Hill, listening to all the gay guys calling themselves queens that Carlene Cheatam first used the title she most...

  • Black and White Men Together – DC

    Members of BWMT-DC gather ata recent Sunday holiday potluck. Photo by: Züm Linz MISSION: To provide a social, support, service and educational outlet that promotes...

  • Life Lines

    Photography by Todd Franson Three months ago, lying on a path alongside the George Washington Parkway with a broken arm, many thoughts were rushing through...