President Obama's recent announcement supporting same-sex marriage continues to draw mixed reaction from the African-American community. Several black ministers throughout the country have threatened to vote Republican - or not at all - in November.
It was with a sinking heart, and not a little anger, that I read last week about the appointment of Rev. Derrick Harkins as the new Faith Outreach Director for the Democratic National Committee. Turns out Rev.
Last week, the North Carolina state legislature passed a proposed anti-LGBT constitutional amendment that would ban any legal relationship recognition for same-sex couples. The amendment now proceeds to the ballot for a statewide vote during the May 2012 primary.