10 Black LGBT Trailblazers – Still Black & Proud

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KEITH BOYKIN: Boykin’s career spans several platforms, including politics, media and academia. His most visible role in the political arena was serving as a special assistant to former President Bill Clinton.  In 1997 Boykin joined Coretta Scott King and Rev. Jesse Jackson in being appointed by the former President to the U.S. presidential trade delegation to Zimbabwe. By 2003 Boykin founded the National Black Justice Coalition after recognizing a need for a national force that was focused on advancing the rights and social justice for same-gender relationships and those who identify as transgender.  Boykin remains a presence in the media as the editor of The Daily Voice, an online news site, a regular television personality (Centric’s My Two Cents) and New York Times best-selling author.  Boykin recently announced a deal with Magnus Books to produce a book addressing issues surrounding sexual identity for men of color.

KEITH BOYKIN: Boykin’s career spans several platforms, including politics, media and academia. His most visible…

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