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Journalist Anthony Stanford Named The 2014 Outstanding African-American Of The Year
Author of Homophobia in the Black Church: How Faith, Politics and Fear Divide the Black Community to be honored by the city of Aurora, Illinois.
Stanford's groundbreaking book, Homophobia in the Black Church: How Faith, Politics and Fear Divides the Black Community, and columns about race, religion and politics are critically acclaimed.
Theodia Gillespie, President/CEO of the Quad County Urban League in Aurora, said this about the author,
“Anthony Stanford is truly a leader who is using his talents nykl to be a voice of the voiceless and to speak for those who can’t or won’t speak for themselves. He is using the power of his pen to raise awareness about key issues that affect African-Americans and the community at large.”
Stanford is a regular on the Chicago media circuit, including, America’s oldest African-American radio station, WVON. He has appeared on Chicago's WYCC, and WTTW public television stations.
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