'Black, Gifted and Gay': A Slide Show

A new book profiles some of the most talented journalists, artists, politicians and athletes in our community. There's no better time than LGBT Pride Month to highlight a few of them.

By: Lauren Williams
Posted: June 28 2011 11:27 AM
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