BOSSIP Exclusive: Rev. Sharpton To Honor Lee Daniels For His Work Challenging Homophobia In The Black Community


Hmm…

Bossip

"Empire" Academy of Television Arts and Sciences members Screening and Panel, to provide an opportunity to consider the show for Emmys.

“Empire” Creator Will Be Recognized For His Work To Challenge Homophobia In The Black Community

The Rev. Al Sharpton will give Lee Daniels an award for his work to show the anti-gay bias that exists in the African-American community.
Daniels will receive a humanitarian award at the National Action Network’s “Keepers of the Dream” dinner and ceremony April 9 as part of the organization’s annual convention.

Rev. Sharpton told BOSSIP that Daniels was the natural choice for the honor.
“We have to confront the biases in our community that stop us from collectively fighting discrimination,” the Rev. Sharpton told BOSSIP. “What Lee Daniels did by raising the issue, in Empire, with the whole conflict of Lucius and his son…he is making us confront our own biases.”
“He has stood up, raised this issue, and also said that ‘I’m gay,’” the Rev. Sharpton added.

Al Sharpton

The Rev. Sharpton has made homophobia in…

View original post 47 more words

Advertisements

About MzMaDeA

I am but a single bud among my many roses/thorns/diamonds.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Bossip

Entertainment News & Celebrity Gossip

Tina Turner Blog

Tina Turner news, video, audio, photos and articles

The Institute for Personalized Learning

Meeting each learner where they are, with what they need, when they need it

shutteredintentions

a photography phantasmagoria

VentureBeat

News About Tech, Money and Innovation

Kayz Blog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Rantins 'N' Ravins

I am but a single bud among all my roses/thorns/diamonds.

Klaas In Session

The Dictator of Taste is Schooling You

%d bloggers like this: