Examiner.com – ‘The New Black’ explores homophobia in African-American community

June 10, 2013

In the timely documentaryThe New Black” which makes its world premiere in the Documentary Competition at this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) on June 14 – award-winning filmmaker and journalist Yoruba Richen questions the assumptions about homophobia in the African-American community, setting off an impassioned conversation about gay rights, family history, the role of the Church and the legacy of the civil rights movement.

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The New Black


The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. Continue Reading

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