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All posts tagged "african-american"

  • White Attire Returns

    From a backyard party to one of the District's most dazzling annual events, to something of a hybrid, Abdur-Rahim Briggs has been doing his part...

  • 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...

  • RuPaul at Capital Pride 2009

    RuPaul (Charles) entertains the crowd at Washington, DC’s 2009 Capital Pride Festival.

  • Pumped for Pride

    Here's a tidbit that might surprise you: The person RuPaul admires most is... Judge Judy. ''I love her!'' exclaims the performer who skyrocketed to national...

  • Girl Talk

    Looking back at the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League's annual fall brunch event over the past several years, Betsey Pursell noticed something missing: women. ''It...

  • Pure Love on the Runway

    The Superfly Fashion Show, DC Black Pride's official fashion show event, starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 22, will feature a genuine commitment ceremony...

  • Kirkland's Contribution

    Just a couple of hours before the 2009 DC Black Pride ''Pure Love'' Kickoff Party moves into high gear, some members of the community will...

  • Woman on the Verge

    When the June/July issue of The Advocate magazine featured ''Forty under 40,'' an exhaustive list of young GLBT people, running through the worlds of business,...

  • Crystal Clarity

    Two decades ago, Crystal Waters was just another bored D.C. government employee. On a lark, she turned to recording music, and in short order, the...

  • Something for Everybody

    It's no wonder that Khalid ''KP'' Parker, president of DC Black Pride, is a little tired. Have you seen the lineup of everything that's been...

  • Body Language

    If you talk about contemporary dance in Washington, dancer and choreographer Helanius Wilkins is bound to enter the conversation. Since 2001, his EDGEWORKS Dance Theater...

  • Eboné Bell

    Last December, Eboné Bell quit her day job as the advertising manager at the Chronicle of Higher Education. She wanted to focus full time on...

  • Brian Watson

    During his elementary school years, you wouldn't find Brian Watson on the busy playground with the other kids during recess. Instead he preferred to stay...

  • Wilson's Return

    It was just about this time last year that members of DC Black Pride (DCBP) got the news that Daryl Wilson would be running a...

  • 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...