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For Brown Girls #DarkSkinRedLip [Photo]

Me and red lipstick have a loving relationship.

RIP Karyn Washington.

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Pacific Raven Press Presents: Love Ledges, A Dynamic Poetry Reading

Pacific Raven Press
presents
a dynamic Poetry Reading
from her forthcoming book

LOVE LEDGES

by Kathryn Waddell Takara

Please join us:
5459 Belgrave Place, Oakland, CA… 6 more words

Poetry

"Honeypot" and The Black Lavender Experience

From April 7th through the 12th, the department of Africana Studies and Rites and Reasons Theatre at Brown University will be hosting the Black Lavender Experience, a series of theatrical performances and conversations sparked by Black queer artists. 419 more words

Features

Little-known Black History Figures: Tunis Campbell - The Hilltop - The Student Voice of Howard University

Tunis Campbell, “An American who wanted to create a true color-blind
democracy,” was a prominent African American who brought change to the
black community, according to Freedom’s Shore by Russell Duncan. 271 more words

Americas

Are black people homophobic? | The Voice Online

We existed before the British brought us their bibles and before Islam brought us Mohammed. Homosexuality is as much a part of black history and culture as are seasoning food, storytelling, braiding hair, multilingualism and art. 138 more words

Socio-Politics

Tongues Untied DVD trailer

Available for the first time on home DVD on March 18th Tongues Untied shares fierce examples of homophobia and racism: the man refused entry to a gay bar because of his color; the college student left bleeding on the sidewalk after a gay-bashing; the loneliness and isolation of the drag queen. 26 more words

Socio-Politics

Tongues Untied - Wikipedia

The film blends documentary footage with personal account and fiction in an attempt to depict the specificity of black gay identity. The “silence” referred to throughout the film is that of black gay men, who are unable to express themselves because of the prejudices of white and black heterosexual society, as well as the white gay society.The narrative structure of Tongues Untied is both interesting and unconventional. 158 more words

Socio-Politics