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From Bayard Rustin to Blossom C. Brown

15 Black LGBTQ Activists and Advocates

In honor of both King and Rustin’s legacies, qnotes is highlighting the contributions of 15 black LGBTQ leaders who have made, or are still making, an indelible mark on our history.

Regional: Documentary Screening, RUM Meeting, Savannah Pride

Carolinas News Notes

The LGBTQ and Civil Rights Movement documentary “From Selma to Stonewall: Are We There Yet?” will screen at locations across North Carolina from Oct. 17-20, the Reconciling United Methodists & Friends of North Carolina will meet for a vesper service on Oct. 8 and Savannah Pride will be held from Oct. 26-29 for the first time in the downtown district.

Black History Month: LGBTQ black civil rights icons

Remembering those who fought and fight

This Black History Month reminds us that there has been no end to the fight for equality. The United States has undoubtedly taken strides forward since the Civil Rights Movement, but there is further work to be done.

An hour with EEOC Commissioner Charlotte A. Burrows

Part 2 of 2: LGBT Concerns

In qnotes’ previous issue, I shared that I was invited to attend a “Meet and Greet” with one of the nation’s five Employment Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) commissioners, Charlotte A. Burrows, in the EEOC’s downtown Raleigh, N.C., office. I received the invite since I am an officer of the Raleigh Business and Professional Network, Raleigh’s National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s affiliate chapter.