Tag: gays

Reader, veteran of civil rights battles shares revelation about mayor’s alleged KKK affiliation—where is the bear?

Reader, veteran of civil rights battles shares revelation about mayor’s alleged KKK affiliation—where is the bear?

| November 3, 2015

Sister Blossie Williams just visited our offices a moment ago to tell us she’d better not go vote “because I woke up this morning and they told me the mayor was in the KKK.” Then she laughed. Black folks, particularly elders, used to have a reputation for seeing through things. Now, we’re not calling Sister […]

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The GOP’s enemies’ list

The GOP’s enemies’ list

| September 5, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist It’s getting more and more difficult to keep up with the lengthening list of people, groups and nations the Republican Party’s presidency-seekers are designating as targets. Undocumented Latino immigrants—and their  American-citizen children? Check. Gays and lesbians? Sure. Asian immigrants and alleged “birth tourists” who take advantage of the 14th Amendment’s […]

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Quaker conference examines lives of LGBTI community in Zimbabwe

Quaker conference examines lives of LGBTI community in Zimbabwe

| July 26, 2015

By Paul Ricketts Special to Frost Illustrated Friends General Conference is the third largest Quaker denomination in the United States and held its annual conference at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C.. The beautiful campus is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Quakers  have for the past three centuries affirmed the worth and dignity of […]

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Anti-gay protest backfires at Howard University

Anti-gay protest backfires at Howard University

| April 17, 2015

By Rachel Kersey Special to NNPA from Howard University News Service WASHINGTON–Westboro Baptist Church, the infamous unaffiliated church known for its hateful, unorthodox protests, especially against homosexuality, brought its hate speech to Howard University–and the university’s students and staff fought back. Armed with picket signs, the organization, which has been denounced by the two largest […]

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The GOP and black voters: The Republican Party could win African-American support with some issues.

The GOP and black voters: The Republican Party could win African-American support with some issues.

| May 21, 2014

The following is an interesting commentary on how the Republican Party can attract more black voters. What’s interesting is that so many opinion pieces on this topic ignore that fact that most black folks used to be Republicans prior to the Roosevelt years, were Republicans, especially faced with the segregationist stance of so many southern […]

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Justices decline case on gay rights

| April 8, 2014

Ever wonder why all of a sudden, this nation is fixated on “gay” issues? No doubt, it’s important to a lot of folks but with so many people out of jobs, so much violence in the streets, an educational system that is falling behind the rest of the world, the U.S. piling up debts trying […]

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Radio host Elon James White: ‘White homo demon’ pastor not just crazy but ‘dangerous’ | The Raw Story

Radio host Elon James White: ‘White homo demon’ pastor not just crazy but ‘dangerous’ | The Raw Story

| February 28, 2014

Radio host Elon James White: ‘White homo demon’ pastor not just crazy but ‘dangerous’ By David Ferguson   On Friday’s “This Week in Blackness,” host Elon James White took aim at Harlem pastor Dr. James David Manning‘s assertion that President Barack Obama has loosed “white homo demons” on the world that will “scoop up” black […]

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