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Canadian Art Exhibit Employee Unwittingly Invites Reality TV Star Demetria Lucas to KKK Exhibit. www.blacklikemoi.com

Canadian Art Exhibit Employee Unwittingly Invites Black Women to KKK Exhibit

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Reported by Nigel Boys Demetria L. Lucas, contributing editor at The Root and cast member of Bravo’s “Blood, Sweat, and Heels,” recently attended a conference in Montreal, Canada and became bored with the art exhibit. She asked a staff member if she could see something more interesting, so the attendant showed her an exhibition by British artists Jake and Dinos Chapman. Upon entering the exhibit Lucas and her guest were dumbstruck to see a replica of…

Black Pastors ask: Are gay rights the same as civil rights for blacks?

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A coalition of 100 African-American pastors from Detroit, Michigan, are set to lend their support to the appeal made by the city’s Attorney General, Bill Schuette, in the U.S. Court of Appeals to keep an amendment in their constitution about the definition of marriage. The amendment was ruled unconstitutional by District Court Judge Bernard Friedman in March this year, because it defines marriage as being solely between one man and…

Center for American Progress Center for HIV Law and Policy and Streetwise and Safe have collaborted to form a federal release policy road map to address unjust profiling policing and punishment of Black LGBT. wwww.blacklikemoi.com

Attorney General Eric Holder Works With Organizations to Stop Police Profiling of Black LGBT Community

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Reported by April Taylor The prevalence of racial profiling is never far from many people’s minds, but profiling of African American LGBT people is not often talked about. US Attorney General Eric Holder has announced a plan to begin collecting data on stops, searches, and arrests by federal law enforcement officials in an effort to support his newly proposed ban on profiling that is based on sëxual orientation and/or gender identity….

Ann Coulter- ‘We Only Owe Black People Not Gays, Women or Immigrants Civil Rights”

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  Conservative columnist Ann Coulter asserted on Sunday that Democrats were making a mistake by “dropping the blacks” in favor of Hispanics because rights for LGBT people and immigrants are not true civil rights. ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked Coulter what she meant in her lasted book, “Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama,” when she wrote that feminists, LGBT activists and immigrants rights groups had “commandeered the blacks’ civil…

Author Dubs Show, “The Real Homophobes Of Atlanta”

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert The fifth season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta premiered in October. And since then, the ladies hot topic has become “The man who doesn’t want me is gay!” Porsha Williams’ exhaustive storyline has constantly implied that her ex-husband, Kordell Stewart, who allegedly notified her of their divorce via Twitter, must have been diving into the man pond because they weren’t sexual. With the recent announcement by…

Body of Reality Star Domonique Newburn Found in Her Apartment:  Police Say She Knew the Suspect

Body of Reality Star Domonique Newburn Found in Her Apartment: Police Say She Knew the Suspect

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  Dominique Newburn was a budding reality star whose life has been shortened in a very sad way.  The transgender star was killed and police think they know who did it.  According to police, the woman was beaten to death and her body found in her apartment in Fontana, California. Police say that there were signs of a struggle, and are still investigating.   Dominique was the star of a…

More Details on Michelle Obama’s Confrontation with the Heckler

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We all know that the First Lady is a no nonsense type of person, and she definitely proved that to the crowd attending her speech at a private Democratic National Committee fundraiser on Tuesday. Michelle Obama was interrupted by a protester who cried out for equality for gays and lesbians. The outburst took place about 12 minutes into the First Lady’s speech by a woman standing in the front row….

Indiana Pacers Center Roy Hibbert Fined $75k for ‘No Homo’ Comment and Cursing

Indiana Pacers Center Roy Hibbert Fined $75k for ‘No Homo’ Comment and Cursing

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Roy Hibbert got into big trouble with the NBA for saying what was on his mind.  He was fined big time by the NBA for using homophobic slurs and cussing at reporters during an interview this week.   After a big Pacers win over the Miami Heat, Hibbert got irate toward reporters, angry at them for not giving him more votes for Defensive Player of the Year.   Then, he…

R & B Singer Frank Ocean Nominated For GLAAD Media Award

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R&B singer, Frank Ocean, has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award. The awards recognize “outstanding images of the LGBT community” in all forms of media and the arts. Back in July, the singer revealed a prior relationship that he had with a man. His album, Channel Orange, is said to have chronicled that relationship. Ocean is up for Outstanding Music Artist. Others nominated in the category are Scissor Sisters,…

Radio and Broadcasting Trailblazer, Wayne Brown Dies Of Cancer

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This past weekend, Wayne K. Brown passed away. Brown, who was one of the most significant African Americans in radio and broadcasting, lost his battle with liver cancer. He was 55 years old. Brown had more than three decades of experience in broadcasting and marketing and made a very positive impact in radio and broadcasting. Ms. Catherine L. Hughes, Chairperson & Founder of Radio One, Inc.,spoke of Brown fondly saying,…

NAACP follows Obama announcing own endorsement of gay marriage

NAACP follows Obama announcing own endorsement of gay marriage

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The NAACP has voted to endorse same-sex marriage today naming it an American civil right just two weeks after President Barack Obama publically declared his own support. Voting 62 to 2 according to one senior leader, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s board of directors passed the resolution affirming opposition to any effort that ‘seeks to codify discrimination or hatred into the law or to remove the…

The (Ree)lationship Guide: VH1’s Evelyn Lozada and Chrissy Lampkin Are Further Exploiting Lesbian Intimacy

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by Ree “The (Ree)lationship Guide” Pictures of Chrissy (from VH1’s “Love and Hip-Hop”) and Evelyn (from VH1’s “Basketball Wives”) touching each others (ass)ets for an apparent magazine shoot surfaced the net this week. Both ladies are currently engaged to be married to men. While everyone is entitled to keep their sexuality private, I wonder how rap artist Jim Jones and NFL player Chad Ochocinco reacted to seeing their wives-to-be fondle…

“Homophobic” Tweets Get Roland Martin Suspended From CNN

“Homophobic” Tweets Get Roland Martin Suspended From CNN

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  On Wednesday, CNN suspended political analyst Roland Martin for making “offensive” tweets on Super Bowl Sunday as he watched the game, according to the Washington Post. During the Super Bowl show, Martin reportedly tweeted that “real bruhs” wouldn’t wear David Beckham underwear and that people should “smack the ish out” of any male that did. Watch the ad here: Unfortunately, Martin’s controversial comments didn’t stop there. After receiving backlash…

Ostracized Gay Teen Film-Maker Commits Suicide

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  By: Jahbrielle Henning-Rayford, Your Black World   Eric James Borges, a member of the LGBT community has taken his own life. Borges was a film-maker who, just one month ago, made a video for victims of prejudice and hatred against gays titled, “It Gets Better.” In the video, Eric James, as he was known by people close to him, told of his life journey and the struggle of issues…

Before ‘Pariah’: Black Lesbian Films In Cinematic History

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    Dee Rees’ debut film, Pariah, has rightfully been celebrated for its tender coming-out and coming-of-age story of a shy yet sexually curious 17-year-old African-American girl, Alike (Adepero Oduye). An unprecedented black LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) success at the Sundance Festival in January, the film was immediately picked up by Focus Features for distribution and has since received two nominations for the Spirit Awards, which recognize independent…