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  • Grassroots & Gigabytes

    In the streets or online, you may already know Michael Crawford. Did he ask you to ''get out the vote'' for Barack Obama while serving...

  • BLAGOSAH Blooms

    Danielle Cooper still recalls how she felt when she received an acceptance letter to D.C.'s Howard University, among the nation's most renowned historically black colleges...

  • Radically Relevant

    This year, 2008, marks two bittersweet 20-year anniversaries: World AIDS Day, first observed Dec. 1, 1988, and Us Helping Us, People Into Living Inc., incorporated...

  • The Next Step

    He is the most gifted political figure in two generations. He ran a smart, disciplined and innovative campaign that made the most of his charisma,...

  • UHU Turns 20

    Us Helping Us, People Into Living Inc., will soon mark 20 years of working to prevent HIV infections among black gay and bisexual men, and...

  • 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....

  • BLAGOSAH's Back

    There was a full agenda in one particular room of Howard University, Monday night, Oct. 6. Outside, the quad offered a peaceful, moonlit, academic oasis....

  • Months to Mark the Years

    The idea of Black Gay History is about as far out there as is Gay History Month, and the two curiosities are not unrelated. The...

  • Radiant Day

    Singer Inaya Day recalls the time she first heard herself on the radio, in the mid-1990s. ''I heard this song come on, and the chorus...

  • Gay Attack Victim on Life Support

    The Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) of the Washington Metropolitan Police Department is reporting that two men from Maryland were attacked during a robbery...

  • Snowden Steps Down

    With the end of August also came the end of Courtney Snowden's year as president of D.C. Black Pride. Although her term was to run...

  • Exit, Stage West

    Locals might wish they had more time to get to know Earl Plante, who came to Washington just shy of four years ago. But during...

  • Party Girl

    Ebone Bell's career path is more like a multilane highway. She's been a drag king with her alter ego, E Clef. She gave D.C. the...

  • Wayne Remembered

    On the eve of the Capital Pride weekend Wayne M. Nesbitt headed out for festive Friday night with friends at the D.C. Eagle. The venue...

  • Melange Lavonne offers positive, gay-affirming messages in hip hop

    Time is of the essence to Melange Lavonne. ''I'm a cancer survivor. I realize life is short,'' says the lesbian rapper from Southern California. ''I'm...

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