Tag Archives: Black History Month

Miss Major Griffin-Gracy will receive The Life Achievement Award. Major is a Black, formerly incarcerated, transgender elder. She has been an activist and advocate in her community for over 40 years. From the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion to her current work as Executive Director of the Transgender GenderVariant Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP), she continues to work for transgender and gender variant people inside and outside the prison system. A major documentary about her life  "Major" will be released this year.

“Generations” Celebrates Black LGBT Historical Experience

  “Generations: Black LGBT History Experience” is a free gala event sponsored by local organizations will take place Friday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the African American Art / Culture Complex, 762 [...]
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Council to Honor Oakland’s Unique Contributions to Black History

The Oakland City Council will consider a resolution Feb. 4 to honor civic, faith and community leaders who have contributed to Oakland’s unique place in African American history and culture.The resolution will be introduced by [...]