Black History Month: Time to advance racial equity
Black History Month provides opportunities to learn more so we can do more to advance equity and honor the struggles and achievements of Black Americans.
Fifty years may seem like an eternity to many readers whose parents hadn’t even been born then. It was a time when homosexuality was illegal, and discrimination was an inherent part of social structures. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) people were subjected to slurs, intimidation and violence. It makes me sick just to think about it.