Bayard Rustin Receives Posthumous Pardon
Bayard Rustin was the chief architect for the March On Washington that took place August 28, 1963, during the Civil Rights Movement. Ten years before that in 1953, Rustin was arrested in Pasadena, California when on tour lecturing about anti-colonial struggles in West Africa. While…
The Incomplete Legacy of Gordon
I have seen this photo for most of my life. Sad to say I only learned of the man behind this gut wrenching image this year. Most of the features about him deal with the basics of who, when, what, where and how; however there…
FOUND: Black Panther Party Founder Huey Newton’s Surprising 45-Year-Old Pro-Gay Speech
Nearly 45 years later, this surprising Huey Newton speech on Women’s Liberation and the Gay Movement still resonates now more than ever. The founder of the Black Panther Party gave spoke these words on August 15th, 1970, just a year after the infamous Stonewall Riots in New York City between Gays and the Police.
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