The NAACP and the Confederate Flag

By now most of you are aware that the NAACP is once again pushing the state of South Carolina to remove the Confederate flag from statehouse grounds. In 2000 the […]

Goodbye Jesse Helms: Thanks for the Bigotry

I would be remiss not to acknowledge the passing of one of the more unapologetic racists of the 20th century. “To rob the Negro of his reputation of thinking through […]

Remembering Condemned Marriages

On Monday longtime lesbian activists Phyllis Lyon (83) and Del Martin (87) were married in California. They have been partners for more than 50 years. On a related note, the […]