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Colin Powell blasts GOP’s “dark vein of intolerance”

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While I embrace his words, I think we need to hear more from Colin Powell about why the sudden change of mind.

Rev. Keith Ratliff Sr. needs to read more Coretta Scott King

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Rev. Keith Ratliff Sr. is – was – a member of the NAACP who thinks he knows more about civil rights than the late widow of Martin Luther King, Coretta Scott King. He doesn’t. ...

Remember the words of Coretta Scott King, speaking of gay civil rights

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A day late, but still worth revisiting since so few of our leaders ever care to mention the rather salient point that Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King’s wife, was on our ...

Here we go again with the “gay rights aren’t part of the Civil Rights Movement” apologists

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So tired of this garbage.  And even more tired of gay people who feel the need to apologize for “daring” to compare the gay civil rights battle to the Civil Rights ...

Santorum: Studies show gays aren’t like blacks (uh, no they don’t)

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Actually, there’s no such thing as a study showing that gays aren’t like blacks. Santorum, as usual, can’t string together a coherent thought. As for his assertion ...

Coretta Scott King on the ties between racism and homophobia

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With the current discussion about the role of black churches in the loss of marriage in Maryland, I think it’s more important than ever to remind people of the words of Coretta ...

Julian Bond: Maryland must end marriage discrimination

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This week, we will see an historic vote in the Maryland State Senate on marriage equality. It sure looks like marriage supporters have secured the votes for passage, then it’s ...

On Martin Luther King Day, words on equality from his widow

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In honor of Martin Luther King day, I thought I’d share some quotes regarding equality and how it relates to our community from his late wife, Coretta Scott King. As the torch ...

Dr. Alveda King hijacks the King legacy while promoting equality for some

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NOTE FROM JOHN: Perhaps if our groups were a little less skittish about the topic of “r-a-c-e and the gays,” they’d have embraced long ago Coretta Scott King’s ...
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