Brown Alumni Magazine: Expanding Civil Rights

November 12, 2013

For her documentary The New Black, Yoruba Richen ’94 followed young black activists fighting for Maryland’s Proposition 6, the first U.S. ballot initiative to allow same-sex marriage. It won the audience award for best feature at this summer’s AFI Docs film festival.

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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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