Historically Black Colleges awarded $4,000 in grants to use award-winning documentary, The New Black, to advance on-campus LGBT inclusion

September 17, 2014

Brooklyn, NY – Promised Land Film is pleased to announce that in partnership with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, it has awarded $4,000 in grants to four historically black colleges and universities to use the award winning documentary, The New Black as a tool to advance on-campus LGBT inclusion. The New Black is nationally recognized for its engagement of black, LGBT and faith communities around the intersections of race, religion and sexual orientation.

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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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