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Blacklines 2003-02-01

 
Black in Chicago

Black in Chicago

Before we were straight or gay, we were Black

A monthly feature exploring the lives, challenges and success stories of Chicago's African-American community, starting with the premise that before we were straight or gay, we were Black. D&E The power of music to raise our ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

Purrfectly Speaking

So much to sing about

Thank you to all. I have my copy of Oleta Adams, Everything Must Change, and I danced and sang to it in my office while my son watched and smiled the same day it came in the mail. You see, I ...
Remembering the Ancestors:

Remembering the Ancestors:

A quick look at art, theater and other events of interest during Black History Month

It's Black History Month once again. And there are a ton of things that you can do to learn more about Black culture. But before you begin planning your calendar and complaining that you don't have ...
CBLG Marks King Day

CBLG Marks King Day

More folks at the CBLG King Day tribute. Co-chairs Dwayne Woods (TOP LEFT) and Alexia Johnson (MIDDLE). Several youth addressed the audience, including Virgil Roberson (RIGHT), who asked for leaders to reach out to help GLBT ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

Underground Techniques

Thanks to all of those who came out in support of Sunday Night Hustle at Trace. This will hopefully be the beginning of many great nights in this small loft venue, with music provided by DJ Doug Brandt and guests. I ...
Adodi

Adodi

Adodi Chicago Midwest held its 4th Kwanzaa Celebration at the South Side Community Art Center. The program included Kwanzaa Rituals and a wide range of performance art. Highlights of the program were song selections performed by ...
Talented Black Scholars take Over at Chicago Universities And, they're all … GAY

Talented Black Scholars take Over at Chicago Universities And, they're all … GAY

When college classes resumed this past fall, something occurred in the annals of Chicago history that is without precedent. It was so amazing that only a few people recognized or realized what was happening. But then ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

Court to Decide Dual Moms Case

South Africa's Constitutional Court will decide Feb. 27 if a lesbian couple who are the biological mothers of a set of twins will both be legally recognized as the twins' parents. One of the women was ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

World Wide Web

Site Seeing ... 1. Tee Divas Golf Club (http://www.teedivas-golf.com/sys-tmpl/door/): With all the mess going on regarding the Augusta National Golf Club and its men-only policy, this club provides a nice contrast. Read all about the all-Black ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

Lambda Legal and Local Groups To Host Freedom to Marry Day Reception

Lambda Legal, with area faith-based and community organizations, will celebrate National Freedom to Marry Day, Feb. 12, 2003, with Chicago's Annual Freedom to Marry Reception. The reception will be held at High Risk Gallery, 1113 W. ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

World News

BRITAIN SENDS PIANIST BACK TO ZIMBABWE One of Britain's most promising pianists, Michael Brownlee Walker, 25, is being sent back to Zimbabwe after his application for asylum was rejected by the Home Office, The Observer reported ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

GLAAD Black History Month Kit

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), in partnership with several lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations around the country, released the 2003 edition of its Black History Month Resource Kit, a comprehensive online ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

'Queer Heroes' at DOC Films

The University of Chicago's Doc Films, 'the longest-running student film society in the U.S.,' is presenting Queer Heroes, a multi-week series featuring recent queer-related films, through March 13. A complete ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

Jim Crow Exhibit

The 'Jim Crow' years undoubtedly represent one of the most painful, oppressive periods in American history. But a recently discovered collection of paintings by a self-taught African-American artist epitomizes the ...
blacklines 2003-02-01

Black Theater Panel

As part of African-American History Month, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and The HistoryMakers present Showtime! Black Theatre in Chicago, a panel discussion, Thurs., Feb. 20 at 6 p.m., in the Claudia Cassidy Theater of ...





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