The Takeaway presents Black.Queer.Rising. a special project series highlighting Black Queer people's impact on American culture and society. Throughout the series, we interview changemakers who are making impact in their industries, in their lives, and in our world.
Feb 27, 2023
George M. Johnson is the author of “All Boys Aren’t Blue”, the 2nd most banned book in the country. They were a member of 2022’s TIMES 100 Most Influential People list.
Feb 23, 2023
We continue Black.Queer.Rising. with entomologist Dr. Samuel Ramsey, founder and director of the Ramsey Research Foundation, about his love of insects and why his work is so crucial.
Feb 17, 2023
Black.Queer.Rising. continues with Lambda Literary Award-winning author Da'Shaun L. Harrison.
Feb 15, 2023
Black.Queer.Rising. continues with history maker Colorado Representative Leslie Herod (D)
Feb 11, 2023
Lambda Award winning poet of "people watching" Danez Smith dreams of a Black queer future.
Feb 9, 2023
She’s the “first Black, openly trans woman to helm a major literary publication” – Electric Literature.
Feb 1, 2023
Last year, a stunning upset in a late winter Louisiana special election made history. That history maker – Commissioner Davante Lewis – joins for our series: Black.Queer.Rising.
Dec 26, 2022
We're kicking off Black.Queer.Rising with Minneapolis City Council President Andrea Jenkins.
Mar 23, 2022
For our ongoing series Black.Queer.Rising, we speak with the 17-year-old nonbinary DJ, music producer, and electronic musician Moore Kismet.