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An Unjust Criminal System: Demand Action Now for LGBT POC

Targeting and harassment by police is very much an LGBT issue, according to shocking new numbers. Isaiah Wilson of the National Black Justice Coalition wants change now.

Creating Change Conference 2016 3rd Annual Black Institute: Healing, Healthy and WHOLE

Since 2014, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) has organized the Black Institute at Creating Change. The Black Institute focuses on the issues impacting the Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) community and serves as a space to build a collective strategy to foster positive change for this population on […]

All We Need Is YOU: A Call to Action on World AIDS Day

Coauthored by Venton C. Jones Jr., Program Officer, LGBT Health and Wellness Initiatives at National Black Justice Coalition. Liberation for Black folks must start with a focus on the issues that hinder the most marginalized in our community. Show More Summary

HRC Builds Support for Equality Act at 2015 Black LGBT Leadership Summit

HRC partnered with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and the National LGBTQ Task Force to build support for the Equality Act at the sixth annual Out on the Hill (OOTH) Black LGBT Leadership Summit.

A Black Cop With The Real Story About Race And Policing

I found this over at Fred Clark's Slacktivist. Redditt Hudson was a St. Louis Police cop for five years. He is currently the board chair of The Ethics Project, and a member of the National Coalition of Law Enforcement for Justice, Reform, and Accountability, and he wrote this piece for Vox. It's lengthy, I suggest you go read the rest: [...]Show More Summary

Op-ed: Help Decide the Future of the LGBT Movement

Organizations like PFLAG, National Black Justice Coalition, and the National LGBTQ Task Force need your help to figure out what's next in the fight for equality. read more

Justice for #MikeBrown Mob to Boycott Black Friday – Hold National March on Saturday

The Justice for Mike Brown Leadership Coalition organizers are calling on all protesters to disrupt commerce on Black Friday. #BrownFriday » This black friday, disrupt commerce for #MikeBrown pic.twitter.com/EKR579hlXr — The Sparrow Project (@sparrowmedia) November 25, 2014 The protest group … Continue reading ?

LGBT Organizations Declare: ‘Trayvon Martin Deserves Justice

A coalition of LGBT rights groups, including the National Black Justice Coalition, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and the Human Rights Campaign, have issued a letter declaring solidarity with Travyon Martin’s family and friends. The letter demands justice for him and justice in his name, highlighting that many marginalized communities continue to be [...]

35 LGBT Rights Organizations Sign Open Letter Calling for Justice for Trayvon Martin

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Thirty-five LGBT groups, led by the National Black Justice Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, released an open letter today calling for justice for Trayvon Martin: An Open Letter: Trayvon Deserves Justice We cannot begin to imagine...

LGBT Rights Organizations Issue Open Letter: Trayvon Deserves Justice

A coalition of national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights organizations, led by the National Black Justice Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, today issued the following open letter: An Open Letter: Trayvon Deserves Justice We cannot begin to imagine the continued pain and suffering endured by Trayvon Martin’s family and […]

Obama Seeks Support for Economic Policy From Prominent Black Leaders

Photo courtesy of WhiteHouse.gov. President Obama met Thursday with leaders of the NAACP, the National Black Justice Coalition, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and other prominent social justice groups largely focused on the needs of African-Americans....

What We Missed: International Transgender Day of Remembrance Edition

Trans activists meet at the White House today to discuss the state of transgender rights. The National Black Justice Coalition launched its #BlackTransProud campaign. Find out what Day of Remembrance events are happening near you–in the US. and worldwide. A message to cis allies from s.e. smith: “What we’re asking for is your solidarity and your [...]

Task Force at the ‘OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit’

The Task Force is again partnering with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) for the third annual OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit. More than 200 black LGBT leaders and activists from across the country are gathering Sept. 19-22 in Washington, D.C., to strategize and organize, as well as educate congressional leaders and federal [...]

Human Rights Groups Urge Public Officials to Reject Family Research Council's 'Values Voter Summit'

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Southern Poverty Law Center, Faithful America, GLAAD, HRC, the National Black Justice Coalition, National Council of La Raza, and People for the American Way are calling on public officials including Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Majority Leader Eric...

National Black Justice Coalition: "Scales of Justice Tilt In Favor of Robert Champion Jr."

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kimberley McLeod Email: kmcleod@nbjc.orgPhone: 202-319-1552 x 102 Scales of Justice Tilt In Favor of Robert Champion Jr. Thirteen people charged in hazing death of a gay drum majorWashington, D.C. - May...Show More Summary

LGBT Groups Call for Justice for Trayvon Martin

4 years agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

As NoMoreDownLow.TV caught black celebrities commenting on the Trayvon Martin tragedy and hundreds of LGBT activists took to wearing hoodies in a show of solidarity, an unprecedented coalition of 23 of the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights organizations issued a joint open letter today about the Feb. Show More Summary

Op-ed: To Help the Trayvons of the World, We Need Intentional Allies 

The executive director for the National Black Justice Coalition argues that we must own up to our biases before we can help the Trayvon Martin's of the world to own their power.

NBJC on NOM: '[D]etermined to use African American faith leaders as pawns to push their damaging agenda'

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

NOM still hasn't offered any sort of comment with any substance attached. Which is fine, as it only means that more groups like the National Black Justice Coalition are going to take the open floor: WASHINGTON, D.C. – MARCH 27,...

National Black Justice Coalition Blasts NOM's Exploitative Politics

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The National Black Justice Coalition has released a statement about the leaked memos proving the National Organization for Marriage tried to pit black people and gay people against one another to weaken the marriage equality movement. "These documents expose NOM...

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