The Historical Realities/Complexities of Black Homophobia!

Challenges and ongoing dilemmas

Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
Prism & Pen

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Comedian Kevin Hart (L), Photo by Eva Rinaldi (CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED). Newscaster Joy Reid, Photo by Adam Fagen (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 DEED)

It seems like only yesterday when Kevin Hart’s acerbic and homophobic remarks (made on social media a few years ago) reverberated intensely throughout the blogosphere and beyond. Indeed, things became so tense that the mega comedian who had been tapped to host the 2019 Academy Awards eventually forfeited “the…

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Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
Prism & Pen

Historian, Syndicated Columnist, Public Speaker, Social-Cultural Critic. Professor of Black Studies and Gender Studies, at East Tennessee State University.