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Cleo Manago Outs GLAAD As “Blackophobic” and Questions Whether GLAAD has the Credibility to Bring Down a Litany of Black Men

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By Cleo Manago – As the founder and national organizer of the Black Men’s Xchange (BMX), the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement for same gender loving (SGL), gay-identifying and bisexual African-descended males and allies, the actions of GLAAD raise great concern to me. A predominantly White organization, GLAAD may want to consider changing their […]

Founder of Black Men’s Xchange Issues Statement Regarding CNN’s Don Lemon

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Cleo Manago, founder of the Black Men’s Xchange (http://www.bmxnational.com) the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to promoting healthy self-concept and behavior, cultural affirmation and critical consciousness among same gender loving (SGL), gay-identifying and bisexual African-descended males and allies, issued the following statement regarding CNN’s Don Lemon’s “coming out.” Washington, DC – “I’m being […]

Video of woman whose call ignited Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s N-word controversy on American Morning

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Nita Hanson, the woman whose call ignited Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s N-word controversy, speaks with “American Morning” on CNN. On today’s edition of American Morning, Nita Hanson shares her thoughts for the first time publicly with TJ Holmes. Hanson tells Holmes she was confused, hurt and thought she had done something wrong after being on the […]

CNN Commemorates the Fifth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with Special Programming

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This month marks five years since Hurricane Katrina roared ashore in Louisiana and Mississippi, killing over 1,800 people and displacing many more. Just as residents were rebuilding their cities and towns after the storm, the Gulf oil disaster has crippled the region’s fishing and tourism industries. CNN programming throughout dayside and into primetime will commemorate […]