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us: Boykin, Keith

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    • Birth Date

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        (naf) Saint Louis (Mo.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) National Black Justice Coalition
        • Organization: (naf) National Black Lesbian and Gay Leadership Forum (U.S.)
        • Organization: (naf) Dartmouth College
        • Organization: (naf) American University (Washington, D.C.)
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard Law School
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        (lcsh) Civil rights workers
          (lcsh) Authors
            (lcsh) College teachers
        • Sources

          • found: One more river to cross, c1996: CIP t.p. (Keith Boykin)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Keith Boykin; civil rights activist, gay rights activist, author, educator; born August 28, 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States; graduated with a degree in Government from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire (1987); worked in Boston on the Michael Dukakis presidential campaign; graduated from Harvard Law School (1992); served as general editor of the Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review; worked on Bill Clinton's presidential campaign; helped organize a historic meeting between President Clinton and gay and lesbian community leaders (April 1993); appointed executive director of the National Black Lesbian and Gay Leadership Forum in Los Angeles, California (1995 -1998), adjunct professor of political science at American University in Washington, D.C. (1999-2001); founded the National Black Justice Coalition, an antiracism and anti-homophobia advocacy group for black gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered men and women and their supporters)
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          • 1996-04-08: new
          • 2015-04-18: revised
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