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  • Historian’s new book tells neglected history of black gay men

    History professor Kevin Mumford examines the lives of black gay activists, both famous and little-known, in telling an overlooked history of black gay men, who were both inspired and marginalized through movements for social change.

    History professor Kevin Mumford examines the lives of black gay activists, both famous and little-known, in telling an overlooked history of black gay men, who were both inspired and marginalized through movements for social change.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Kevin Mumford, call 217-333-1155; email kmumford@illinois.edu.

    The book “Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis” is available from the University of North Carolina Press.