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See the Preview for The New Black

Preview: Season 15 Episode 21 | 30s

The New Black explores how the African American community debates the marriage equality movement and the fight over LGBT rights. The film documents activists, families, and clergy on both sides of campaign to legalize gay marriage and examines homophobia in the black community’s institutional pillar — the church — while reflecting on how this may have been exploited by political conservatives.

Aired: 06/14/14

Rating: TV-PG

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