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Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
February 19, 2012
OPINION – We lose someone iconic like Whitney Houston, and suddenly we are grudgingly reminded of the Latin maxim Tempus Fugit: time flies and it waits for no man…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
January 7, 2012
TheGrio LIFE&STYLE — Aretha Franklin has found love at 69 years of age and I think in doing so, the Queen of Soul teaches all of us “never married” sisters and those starting over again at any age that love is always possible…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
January 6, 2012
OPINION – President Lincoln would grimace at what the GOP has become and so would many of the great leaders that build it into a formidable party pre-1972; before Nixon’s southern strategy…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
December 23, 2011
OPINION – Melody C. Barnes, President Obama’s Domestic Policy Council Director; gave a private, farewell interview to five members of the national media at the White House on Wednesday as she prepares for a new and exciting chapter in her life…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
December 19, 2011
OPINION – The old adage hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, is about to take on new meaning in the life of basketball superstar Kobe Bryant…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
December 5, 2011
OPINION – This past weekend was very eventful on the high-profile ‘Atlanta black marriage’ front…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
November 3, 2011
OPINION – Your biggest fear as a potential complainant is that you will be professionally black-balled and isolated, or worse branded ‘crazy’ and a non-‘team player’…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
October 31, 2011
OPINION – Conservatives and Tea Party activists who like Cain will not take kindly to allegations that he sexually harassed in anyway young women in his employ…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
October 27, 2011
OPINION – The 2012 GOP primary field is simply not ready or able (at this juncture anyway) to truly take on President ‘Terminator’ Barack Obama…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
September 28, 2011
OPINION – The controversy that has erupted on UC Berkley’s campus, and spread to a few others is a symptom of a problem that runs much deeper than college admissions…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
theGRIO Q&A – theGrio caught up with Edelman for a one on one interview about the state of education and black America during a recent Public Policy Town Hall aimed at improving the quality of life of all citizens…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
September 13, 2011
theGRIO Q&A – In advance of the larger roundtable that the White House convened today, theGrio was able to speak with White House Domestic Policy Adviser to the president, Melody Barnes…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
September 11, 2011
OPINION – When we think of 9/11, we rightly remember the tragedy and abject horror of the day. Yet, I believe that the single greatest lesson and take-away from September 11, 2001 for us all, is the redeeming and nurturing power of love…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
August 30, 2011
OPINION – I can tell you first hand it is painful and degrading and I am not surprised at any human being (male or female) who might cry in the face of such unprofessional treatment…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
August 25, 2011
OPINION – A long list of ‘unsung’ black heroines marched, sat, rode, bled and died in the struggle for equality during the civil rights movement…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
August 20, 2011
OPINION – The facts tell us that despite all of our newfound status, education and accomplishments, black women in America, including Mrs. Obama, still have to deal with racial stereotypes…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
August 9, 2011
OPINION – The 800 lb elephant in the room, however, is the issue of her race and status and how that may impact the prosecution’s decision to go forward or not…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
August 5, 2011
OPINION – The question is not whether we should call Obama out when he errs, but in what forum, manner and place we do so.
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
May 15, 2011
OPINION – Young black women in their 20s and 30’s especially look up to Mrs. Obama. She gives them tangible proof and hope…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
April 28, 2011
OPINION – We cannot grow stronger, richer and faster as a nation if we continue on this course of hate and prejudice…