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Black Civil Rights

Obama Linking Selma To Stonewall Divides The Black Community

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

Some African Americans felt "dissed" by the president's speech. The linkage of their civil rights struggle with that of LGBTQ Americans did nothing to quell their dislike of the comparison. For them, the fact that it was spoken by this president made it sting more.

Why We Still Need Affirmative Action

theroot.com | Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices

Throughout the history of American law and the long struggle for civil rights, questions have consistently arisen regarding the meaning of individual ...