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Billy Graham’s ministry of LGBTQ intolerance

The Reverend William (Billy) Franklin Graham Jr.(1918- 2018) has died at the age of 99. Too often, hagiographies are painted when people die, especially...

Honoring Mildred Loving this Valentine’s Day

For Black History Month on Valentine’s Day 2018, I’m showing my love for Mildred Loving (1942-2008). She’s often overlooked in the pantheon of African...

Pimping King

With 2018 being the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, commemorations honoring the man will be taking place across...

Revisiting Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglas is dead. This February during Black History Month Americans across the country will commemorate the bicentennial of his birthday. Last year this time,...

Trump’s comment about “shithole countries” gravely impacts its LGBTQ asylum seekers

President Trump’s proclivity for racist remarks comes as no surprise to me. His now- infamous comment stating a preference for immigrants coming from a...

King’s dream of “the beloved community” extends to your community, too

This year is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. It’s a painful and necessary anniversary to remember...

African Immigrants are the Most Educated Demographic in the United States

A Merit Based Immigration Policy Should Therefore Favor Africans New York, NY - I am a credentialed White House Correspondent, and as far as I’m aware,...

The State of Fair Housing

Washington D.C. - As we prepare to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. it is important to note that this year...

For Black Women, Being Called the Democrats’ ‘Backbone’ Is No Compliment

Black women voters in the recent Alabama U.S. Senate race are being thanked for “saving” the state from Republican candidate Roy Moore, a homophobe,...

My black lesbian body is a target for police brutality

The reality of unarmed African American women- LBTQ, gender nonconforming and straight- being beaten, profiled, sexually violated and murdered by law enforcement officials with...