Archives for April 7, 2010

Apr 2010: IN THE LIFE “The Nature of Hate”

As has been the case for many social and political minorities in our country, the LGBT community confronts a media landscape effective in spreading misinformation about it. The most radical voices claim that gay and lesbian people are a threat to children, our country, even our way of life. But what many don’t realize is that these messages, crafted by a well-resourced media machine, not only inspire bias, but intense hate against LGBT people—hate often leading to violence. In our lead segment, we look at hate-speech and whether, in a nation lacking legal protections for LGBT people, it incites violence against the LGBT community.

Forever K. Michael designer eyewear snaps up the Lost Boyz

Classic hip-hop trendsetters, the Lost Boyz, bring high energy to the Forever K. Michael Collection’s “From Day, Till Dark” designer eyewear campaign. Founder of the Forever K. Michael Collection, Khristian Michael, announced today that the renowned hip hop group, the Lost Boyz, have officially signed on to the company’s “From Day, Till Dark” campaign. The South Jamaica Queens, New York natives are the third musical artists to officially be endorsed by the company.