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The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Presents: 2014 All-Star Students

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) works to promote HBCU excellence, innovation, and sustainability. In 2014 the Initiative will recognize current HBCU students for their dedication to academics, leadership and civic engagement. Nomination period December 16, 2013 – January 10, 2014 ELIGIBILITY AND RULES 1. Nominee must be a current […]

The Williams Institute: Estimated 1 million African-American adults identify as LGBT

The Williams Institute –Angeliki Kastanis, Gary J. Gates More than 25% live in Georgia, New York, North Carolina, and Maryland An estimated 1,018,700 (or 3.7 percent) of African-American adults consider themselves lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), and 34 percent of African-American same-sex couples are raising children. The estimated 84,000 African-American individuals in same-sex couples […]

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) stands for dignity and respect: calls for vote on comprehensive immigration reform

October 5, 2013 From The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) New York, NY – The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) joins the chorus of voices calling for comprehensive immigration reform today. As part of the National Day for Dignity and Respect, actions and activities around the country highlight the need for […]