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Why the AFL-CIO Must Address Black Criminalization and (Un)employment: A position paper

September 16, 2012
Why the AFL-CIO Must Address Black Criminalization and (Un)employment: A position paper By Tamara K. Nopper and Kenyon Farrow September 17, 2012 In January of this year, a “new sign of the deep dissension” between the labor movement and the … Continue reading read more »
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MoveOn.org Denounces Black NYC Councilmember: WHY?

June 13, 2012
If you were not convinced that MoveOn.org is an organization for, by, about, and on the side of white liberals, now you have proof. Just a few moments ago I got this email from MoveOn.org, saying that NYC Councilmember Charles … Continue reading read more »
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Occupy Wall Street’s Race Problem: My Piece for American Prospect

October 26, 2011
“The economic crisis has disproportionately affected people of color, in particular African Americans. Given the stark economic realities in communities of color, many people have wondered why the Occupy Wall Street movement hasn’t become a major site for mobilizing African … Continue reading read more »
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Remarks at Troy Davis Memorial in NYC

October 1, 2011
For Troy Davis On the Day of International Memorials for Troy Davis Riverside Church, NYC. Saturday, October 1, 2011 The most befitting thing I can say on this day comes from James Baldwin. “To be black and conscious in America … Continue reading read more »
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Gwyneth Paltrow Is African. And A Hot-Ass Mess!!!

August 11, 2011
Thanks to Euware Osayande for this post (and his sister Marpessa–who wrote the copy on photo #2! LMAO!) No other words. Just view pic 1. And then 2. And now…... read more »
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Kenyon on Alternet.com: Gay Marriage In New York: Progressive Victory or GOP Roadmap?

August 6, 2011
Thought I should post my article on my analysis of the same-sex marriage passing in New York State for Alternet. I likes. From Alternet.com Many people are celebrating what seems on the surface a huge win for gay rights, with … Continue reading read more »
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Keynote Speech for Newark Pride Week

June 7, 2011
Remarks for Newark Pride Week City Hall Flag Raising Ceremony Monday June 6th, 2011 Kenyon Farrow First I want to thank the Newark LGBTQQ Advisory Commission, Newark-Essex Pride Coalition, Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center, and the African American Office … Continue reading read more »
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New Study Shows Black Gay Men Think Masculine Men are Less Likely to Have HIV

May 3, 2011
Are we the kind of boys/men we want? According to a new study by  John’s Hopkins University, the answer is no. The new study, conducted as a series of interviews with 35 young/teen Black men who have sex with men … Continue reading read more »
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RIP Phoebe Snow

April 26, 2011
Many of you gays may know Phoebe Snow from here recent appearance as the wedding singer and son in the Noah’s Arc series turned film Jumping the Broom. But she was a well known singer songwriter for many decades. She … Continue reading read more »
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Kenyon on Colorlines.com: 50 Cent’s New Pocketbook Values: Anti-Gay Won’t Pay, Even for Hip Hop

April 8, 2011
Just published a new piece on Colorlines.com about the Mister Cee from Hot 97 sex scandal: The arrest last week of Hot 97 DJ and hip-hop legend Mister Cee for allegedly having commercial sex with a 20-year-old transgender woman has … Continue reading read more »
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