The New Black: African Americans and the Gay Rights Struggle
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- Thursday, May 22, 2014 22/05/2014 19:00:00 22/05/2014 21:15:00 6 The New Black: African Americans and the Gay Rights StruggleThe New Black follows the African-American community and its members’ grappling with the gay rights issue and same-sex marriage legislation.
- 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM
- The Crawford Family Forum
- Free (rsvp)
Through the stories of activists, families, and clergy on both sides of the debate, The New Black charts the evolution of this divisive issue within the black community – a constituency with deep church roots, significant voting power, and changing social attitudes and realities.
Monica Anderson aka Kin Folkz: Founder of Spectrum Queer Media; creator, New Black Freedom Summer Tour. @YourKinfolkz
Yolo Akili: Writer (Huffington Post, The Good Men Project, Everyday Feminisms); educator, artist, counselor/group facilitator (African American and Latino LGBTQ youth). @YoloAkili
Joanne Griffith (Moderator): Writer, journalist, and host of weekly show "The Archives" on BBC Radio 5 Live. @globaljourno