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African American Civil Rights

This Photo Of Michelle Obama Will Give You Goosebumps

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.17.2014 | Black Voices

Although segregation in American schools was officially outlawed in 1954 with the groundbreaking Brown vs. Board of Education decision, there's still ...

Obama Linking Selma To Stonewall Divides The Black Community

Irene Monroe | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay 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.

LGBT Rights Are Civil Rights

John Becker | Posted 05.23.2012 | Gay Voices
John Becker

People on both sides -- pro-LGBT and anti-LGBT -- actively avoid equating gay rights with civil rights. This avoidance is dishonest, insulting, and demeaning to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of all racial, ethnic, and cultural identities. It must stop immediately.