Thursday, April 3, 2014

for our event
"Fade-In to BlaqOUT"
Mandy Carter

Mandy Carter

Mandy Carter is a Durham, North Carolina African-American lesbian social justice activist with a 45-year movement history of social, racial and LGBT justice organizing since 1968.  Ms. Carter helped co-found two groundbreaking organizations.  Southerners On New Ground (SONG) and the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC).

Most recently, Ms. Carter was National Coordinator of NBJC’s Bayard Rustin 2013 Commemoration Project of the National Black Justice Coalition.  A national organizing effort to acknowledge, honor, and celebrate black gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin.  2013 marked the 50th anniversary year of the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where Dr. King gave his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech.

Click here for more information about BayardRustin.
Click here for more information about the NationalBlack Justice Coalition (NBJC).

Click here for more information about Southerners On New Ground (SONG).