By Jalyn Henderson. A is for Andrea Jenkins, the first openly trans Black woman elected to public office. B is for Bayard Rustin, an advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr. C is for Harlem Renaissance poet and playwright Countee Cullen. These are the ABCs of Black LGBTQ pioneers.
Many Black men and women in the U.S. are keeping tabs on what’s unfolding in the televised murder trial of white former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, taking in what they can before turning away to allow their anger and hurt to subside
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Justin Small was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder at the age of 23. Only months later, he died by suicide. Now his brother has joined others in his community of Milwaukee fighting to reduce the stigma of mental illness in the Black community and improve access...