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As Black Americans prepared to travel in Jim Crow-era America, they might have consulted the Green Book—an extensive travel guide of hotels, restaurants, gas stations and more that welcomed Black customers. The guide, which published annually from the 1930s into the 1960s, became a crucial tool for Black Americans navigating racist and segregationist laws. Today, following […]

CONTACT: Anna Zuccaro | BALTIMORE, MD — The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) mourns Danika “Danny” Henson, a 31-year-old Black transgender woman shot and killed in Baltimore on Tuesday, May 4.  That same day, Sophie Vasquez, a 36-year-old Latinx transgender woman, was shot and killed in Brookhaven, Georgia; Whispering Wind Bear Spirit, a 41-year-old […]

One Year After Lincoln Was Murdered, National Black Justice Coalition Says Lack of Updates About Black, Gay Man Raise Concerns Over Accountability and Justice Group Urges Mayor Jeffrey W. Hall and Chief of Police Ronney L. Howard to Make Good On Their Promise of a Thorough Investigation  CONTACT: Anna Zuccaro |  ALEXANDRIA, LOUISIANA — […]

National Black Justice Coalition Celebrates Announcement Saying ALL People Should Have the Right to Access Health Care and Receive Equal Treatment, Regardless of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation  CONTACT: Brett Abrams |  WASHINGTON, DC — This morning, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the Office for Civil Rights will […]

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS.