The Controversy Of The Black Lgbt Community Essay

1174 Words Oct 18th, 2016 5 Pages
Maybe the country should just do away with subliminal messages. Those tricky messages never quite show themselves, but make people think about them later on. Could the world imagine a major piece history, totally hidden in subliminal messages? The Black LGBT community has been forever present, just hidden in subliminal messages. The Black LGBT community has been involved with major civil rights movements. They have also been the backbone of the black church dating back to its origin. They have been present in the entertainment realm dating back to its inception as well. All of these prominent roles of the Black LGBT community are generally considered to be swept under the rug, or hidden from the public. It is time to remodel the history books. To be homosexual in the sixties was looked at on the same scale as a crime. Whenever there is a picture of the monumental marches of the sixties, there is generally a picture of men, arms locked, on the front line, and prepared for psychological and physical battle. On the physiological end the picture sends a message of strength. If the view looks further into the image there is a mass of black women in the crowds, just as the men, locked in arms, just not on the front lines. That is a very intriguing idea considering the idea that women were not often depicted in the photos at all.
The bulk of the supporters back in those movements were women, but they very seldom were ever featured on the front lines. It would have been so much…

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