The Stonewall National Museum & Archives in Fort Lauderdale FL is currently presenting an exhibition on the national publication “BLK – The National Black Lesbian and Gay News Magazine”.
Founded in 1988, BLK sought “first and foremost,” to be the monthly magazine that “covered the African-American lesbian and gay communities in the United States.”
The exhibition explores themes contained in the publication including political activism, feminism, lack of self-empowerment, and racial imbalance. The magazine brought forward many powerful voices including Pat Parker, Audre Lorde, Huey Newton, Barbara Smith, James Baldwin, and others. Additionally, each month BLK looked at how HIV and AIDS impacted women and the black gay male community.
View the entire exhibition online at stonewall-museum.org. BLK will be on view until August 28, 2020.
You can also visit the exhibition in-person Monday to Friday, 11am-5pm. BLK will be on view until August 28, 2020.
Stonewall National Museum & Archives is located at1300 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. (954) 763-8565
For additional information about BLK, check out their Wikipedia listing – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BLK_(magazine)
Courtesy of the Stonewall National Museum & Archives