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Entries by Waymon Hudson from 04/2012

Trayvon Martin Should Open Our Eyes: White Privilege and Racial Profiling

| Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

You see, I have a black son. And yet -- I still don't know what it's like to be a person of color in America. It's never easy to talk about the ugly side of our society. Shining an uncomfortable light on things like racism make us see the faults in ourselves.

NOM's Race Baiting Backfires: Minority Groups Stand Together Against Bigotry

| Posted 04.16.2012 | Gay Voices

By having their wedge-based plan exposed for all to see, and in such stark terms, NOM has stirred a sense of commonality among the very minority groups they sought to divide. Being demonized for crass political expediency, it turns out, is something that many groups can relate to.

Dominic Sheahan-Stahl, Michigan High School Graduation Speaker, Disinvited Because He Is Gay

| Posted 04.26.2012 | Gay Voices

Principal Starnes told Sheahan-Stahl's mother that due to the fact that he was gay and "had a picture and a status on Facebook that says so" (referring to engagement pictures and announcements), he was no longer welcome to speak.

Dominic Sheahan-Stahl Still Barred from Speaking at Michigan High School Graduation Because He Is Gay

| Posted 04.27.2012 | Gay Voices

Principal Denny Starnes confirmed that the school and diocese were standing by their decision to bar Sheahan-Stahl from giving the keynote at his younger brother's graduation. During the emotional announcement, Starnes expressed personal conflict over the decision.