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All posts tagged "nbjc"

  • Celebrating Bayard Rustin

    On behalf of the National Black Justice Coalition and the black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, I applaud President Barack Obama for giving the...

  • Transgender Homicides in Baltimore and Elsewhere Raise Alarm

    The New York-based National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) and the D.C.-based National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) are calling for action after recent killings of...

  • NAACP Gets to Yes

    A group calling itself the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People hardly sounds cutting edge. Yet 62 of 64 board members for the...

  • 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...

  • Investigators Probe Hazing, Homophobia In Beating Death Of Florida A&M Drum Major

    A recent hazing-related death at Florida A&M University has raised questions about both ongoing problems of hazing at the university and whether sexual orientation played...

  • NBJC Takes the Hill

    Following on an annual outing begun last year, the National Black Justice Coalition will be returning to Capitol Hill next year for ''Out on the...

  • NBJC Transitions

    Since 2003, the National Black Justice Coalition has served as the sole national group whose primary mission is to advocate on behalf of GLBT African...

  • 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...

  • D.C.'s Countdown to Destiny

    There have been other Inauguration Days in U.S. history and many are yet to come. But on Jan. 20, 2009, America will break a long...

  • H. Alexander Robinson, Chief Executive Officer, National Black Justice Coalition

    METRO WEEKLY: From your -- or your organization's -- perspective, what is the most immediate effect of the presidential election on the LGBT community? H....

  • Proposition 8 Challenge

    In the wake of Californians voting to pass Proposition 8, a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages that trumps an earlier California Supreme Court ruling that...

  • We Won! We Lost!

    Listen to Sean Bugg's new Podcast for Metro Weekly Hear the interview from:Patrick Sammon of the Log Cabin Republicans Elections are natural emotional rollercoasters, plunging...

  • Outing the Vote

    According to figures posted by the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, the District of Columbia counts about 330,000 registered voters. About 90 percent of...

  • Post Power

    Even though the Power of Us National Convention attracted fewer patrons than organizers of the event had originally hoped for during its three-day run, April...

  • Healing Humor

    Karen Williams has been a Buddhist for 36 years and a comic for 25. She's a mother, a grandmother and queer. And if you don't...

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