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One More River to Cross: Black & Gay in America

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In the aftermath of the historic 1993 March on Washington for gay and lesbian rights, Keith Boykin, in One More River to Cross, clarifies the relationship between blacks and gays in America by portraying the "common ground" lives of those who are both black and gay.

Against a backdrop of civil rights and the black experience in America, Boykin interviews Baptist ministers,
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 29th 1997 by Anchor (first published August 1st 1996)
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Neil Mudde
Feb 03, 2013 Neil Mudde rated it liked it
An interesting book, obviously the author did a lot of research, the section where he deals with the discovery of his own sexuality, how he "comes out" is very interesting, the rest of the book reads like a thesis on being lesbian/gay in the White and Black community, lots of details about this, which may be interesting for those doing a thesis on this topic, I needed to simply scan some of the pages since it was too many details for me.
His life working for the White House, with Bill Clinton, ag
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May 21, 2009 Heidi rated it did not like it
I had to read this for school but I didn't. I couldn't get past the first couple chapters off this book. It was extremely boring and jumped around to much.
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Oct 07, 2009 Melanie marked it as to-read
Recommended to Melanie by: Reli 424: Gender Theory & Religion
Selections - Chapter 4: "Bearing Witness to Faith in the Lives of Black Lesbians and Gays"


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Apr 02, 2007 Dave marked it as to-read
This looks like an interesting book!!
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Feb 24, 2012 Bradley rated it really liked it
Highly meditative. And funny.
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Shelves: non-fiction, lgbt
Dated.
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