WALB News 10: Screening of LGBT documentary at Albany state

September 25, 2015

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Students at Albany State discussed L-G-B-T issues and diversity on their campus Thursday night.  The panel discussion followed a screening of the award-winning documentary “The New Black.” It looks at the African American community’s involvement in the gay rights movement.

“For me it is about civil rights, said ASU professor Devona Mallory.

“And every united states citizen having the right to marry whomever they want.”

“This is the place to have the conversation, said Georgia Equality rep Rob Woods. “And another reason is you have strong and intelligent minds here at ASU.” Georgia Equality is working with Promised Land Film to promote the documentary throughout the state.

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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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