This panel will look at the biblical references used to justify the discrimination of LGBTQ people, give some historical and contextual background, and look at what people of faith are doing now to make congregations welcoming and affirming. Panelists include: Rev.
This panel looks at the taboos artists of color and women often face in the kinds of stories they can tell, the types of characters that are "acceptable," and the relatively limited images we see in film and television and on our stages.
Freedom of expression is an essential tenet of a free society. But that freedom often comes under fire when artistic institutions present works that express different and sometimes incendiary points of view.
Cancer--specifically breast cancer--is the leading cause of death among African-American women. While breast cancer death rates among white women have decreased by 11% in recent years, the rate of breast cancer deaths among black women has increased by 13%.