“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.”
(WB) Since 2001, at least 97 people have been arrested under Virginia laws that criminalize people living with HIV, hepatitis B, and syphilis, according to a new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law.
If there is one thing that has been consistently obvious since the Presidential election, it’s that people, of all shapes, sizes, colors, and sexual orientations, don’t want to be heard, they demand to be heard.
To help heal racial wounds, U.S. Rep. James Clyburn came up with a proposal to make it so “everybody can identify with” the national hymn.
HIV continues to pose problems among African-Americans, according to newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control.
To celebrate Black History Month, the National AIDS Memorial will host an exhibition to honor the Black lives that were lost to AIDS.
Read about Black LGBT men and women who made a name of themselves in history to honor during Black History Month.
Josephine Baker (1906 –1975) was an African-American dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess.”
Italy in the late ‘60s was a 99.9% white insular Catholic country, the only exposure to Black people was limited to a few Black soccer players peppering the richest teams in the league.
If you're interested in reading books about young women of color entering the world of womanhood, then check out "Hurricane Summer" by Asha Bromfield.
The word Ujima is derived from the third principle of Kwanzaa and means collective work and responsibility.
Being a person of color is challenging in the United States. Being part of the LGBT communities can be difficult too.
Originally published by The 19th.After general elections on Nov. 2, the U.S will still only have five out transgender, nonbinary and gender-nonconforming Black elected officials currently serving in the country.
Ghenete “G” Wright Muir’s extensive and multifaceted resume is impressive. While she is currently a professor at NSU Shepard Broad College of Law, as well as one of the founding members of Thou Art Woman, she has worked with The Florida Bar, the Broward County Law Office of the Public Defender and Legal Aid Service of Broward County.
Marian Bacol-Uba is the founder of Thriver Lifestyle and Thriver Con. She spends her day helping womxn, people of color, and non-binary entrepreneurs fully express themselves and hone their public speaking skills in order to achieve competent expression.
Pridelines Center is less than three miles from Martin Luther King Boulevard. But while hosting a panel on transgender issues with civil rights activist Cecilia Chung, it became the intersection of Black Lives Matter and Trans Lives Matter.