One of MLK’s Dreams Was an End to Gun Violence

April 4th, 2018|

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Guns are going to be the death of this country.” Will we […]

A black girl’s take on “A Wrinkle in Time” | GBMNews

March 21st, 2018|

Black little girls of my era weren’t seen on television or the silver screen

“A Wrinkle in […]

The Goings-on at “The Hotel Nepenthe”

March 9th, 2018|

Some of the characters in the vignettes who perpetuated violence or exhibited poor decisions out of desperation showed […]

Honoring Mildred Loving this Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2018|

LGBTQ activists will keep their eyes on Bermuda as well as in this country.

For Black History […]

Pimping King at the Super Bowl

February 8th, 2018|

Black misrepresentation in commercial advertising… is not new.

With 2018 being the 50th anniversary of the Rev. […]

Revisiting Frederick Douglass

February 2nd, 2018|

With the election of  Barack Obama as president, queries arose concerning the future need for Black History Month.


LGBT Africans and Haitians Don’t Need Trump’s Insults, They Need Asylum

January 22nd, 2018|

The president’s ignorance of the world means he’s completely unaware of what queer black people are going through.


Irene Monroe is Keynote Speaker at MLK Jr. Day Celebration in Cambridge

January 12th, 2018|

King’s dream of “the beloved community” extends to your community, too

January 12th, 2018|

This year is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. It’s a painful and […]

For Black Women, Being Called the Democrats’ ‘Backbone’ Is No Compliment

December 19th, 2017|

Black women helped defeat Roy Moore, but they don’t want to be anyone’s backbone but their own.

Black women voters in […]