National Black Justice Coalition

Snapshots: St. Patrick's Day parade, LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent, ending anti-trans discrimination, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment, and online media.

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NFL, Apple, Marriott, American Airlines, and more urge Arizona to drop discriminatory bill

Major corporations including Marriott, Apple, American Airlines, and National Football League, as well as the organizations National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Black Justice Coalition, and US Business Leadership Network have condemned Senate Bill 1062.

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National LGBT organizations use #SpiritDay to educate and inspire

LGBT advocacy and service organizations joined millions of people going purple for Spirit Day. While prominent figures like Laverne Cox, Jenny "JWOWW" Farley, and Jason Collins served as Spirit Day Ambassadors, national LGBT organizations shared an anti-bullying message with their own communities.

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GLAAD and other LGBT organizations call for justice for Trayvon Martin

GLAAD has joined a coalition of national LGBT organizations, led by the National Black Justice Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, in issuing an open letter on justice for Trayvon Martin.

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Family of Marco McMillian demands federal hate crime investigation into his murder

Following the release of autopsy results of slain Mississippi mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, his family is demanding a federal investigation. McMillian was an African-American, openly gay candidate in the mayoral race for Clarksdale, Mississippi when his body was found on the Mississippi River levee.

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September 4, 2012

NBJC Hosts 3rd Annual 'OUT on the Hill' Leadership Summit

NBCJ hosts Leadership Summit to bring awareness to policy-makers about an inclusive LGBT agenda within the politics of Black America.
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May 21, 2012

Black LGBT Activists and Faith Leaders Launch NoWedge 2012

Black LGBT Activists and faith leaders gathered in DC to announce a new campaign: NoWedge 2012: A Memo to Black America to address the "wedge" tactics that have tried to divide and conquer Black communities.

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GLAAD Observes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today, GLAAD is joining countless individuals and organizations around the country in observing the 12th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). GLAAD has helped elevate the message of NBHAAD through the online media by placing articles at various outlets.

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Kylar Broadus: The Importance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance

Kylar Broadus is an African-American transgender advocate, lawyer, and founder of the Trans People of Color Coalition, the only national social justice organization promoting the interests of transgender people of color. Below, he shares his thoughts on the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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