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All posts tagged "donna payne"

  • Praise for HRC's Donna Payne

    Donna Payne, the D.C.-based associate director of diversity for the Human Rights Campaign, as well as a founding board member of the National Black Justice...

  • Step by Step

    This weekend, Washingtonians will walk to fight HIV/AIDS. And then they'll march for justice. The same morning as the 24th annual AIDS Walk, Saturday, Oct....

  • ''My Rock, My Life, My Love''

    ”There are no spectators here today,” Rev. David K. North, pastor of Holy Redeemer Metropolitan Community Church in College Park, said. ”All of us have...

  • Incoming Ally

    Sharon J. Lettman has plenty to say. And as the newly appointed executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), Lettman, who is straight,...

  • Poison Pews

    African-American leaders, students and activists gathered for nearly two hours inside Howard University's Howard Thurman Chapel in Northeast D.C. recently to discuss homophobia in African-American...

  • Homefront

    Living Check to Check IN ONE OF THE MOST striking moments of 2005, Whitman-Walker Clinic announced in May that it would be unable to meet...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Next Exit 4 Years: Mapping a New Direction

    Los Angeles and New York may be the country's cultural poles, but Washington sets the tone. The web of executive decisions, bureaucratic regulations, Supreme Court...

  • 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...

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