March 12, 2010
This week on The Confab: Marriage equality comes to D.C., but is the fight over for same-sex couples? Plus, a look at women, power and black pathology: Why are black women getting such a bad rap? Join The Root's managing editor Joel Dreyfuss as he talks with Washington reporter Dayo Olopade and regular contributor to The Root Adam Serwer.
* Podcast production by Abdullah Rufus.
* Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.
by Adam Serwer onMarch 8, 2010
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by David Swerdlick onNovember 18, 2008
There are those who would make the outcome of Prop 8 a fight between blacks and gays. There is enough blame to go around, but ultimately the issue cannot be addressed by drawing lines -- the defensive LGBT community on one side, narrow-minded blacks on the other. It's time for some serious reflection, on both sides of the battle.
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