Please attend, if you can. I wrote about one reason why this is really important here.
WHO: Wanda Sykes, Actress and Comedienne; Don Lemon, CNN News Anchor; Julian Bond, NAACP Chairman Emeritus; Daryl Stephen, Actor; Kenyon Farrow, Writer, Scholar and Activist Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Spellman University Professor
WHAT: This NAACP public forum will examine the complex layers of homophobia within the Black community and new ideas on the important role of Black straight allies, civil rights organizations, families, media and colleges to eradicate stigma, violence and discrimination of Black gay people.
WHERE: Room 409 A & B, Los Angeles Convention Center
WHEN: July 24, 2011 2:00pm
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.