Several major cities across the nation hosts black gay pride events focused on uplifting and celebrating the black gay community and culture. This section needs to be updated. In the Supreme Court ruled that the implicated FCC regulations that were designed to increase viewpoint diversity were not in conflict with the First Amendmentand the people "as a whole" retain their interest in free speech and the right to have "diverse programming" via the constitution. Minority Representation". Punyanunt-Carter, from the department of Communications Studies at Texas Tech, found many facts in her research paper, The Perceived Realism of African American Portrayals on Television, " After reviewing numerous television shows, Seggar and Wheeler found that African Americans on these programs were generally depicted in service or blue-collar occupations, such as a house cleaner or a postal worker".
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Sue Retrieved 30 October Such media representation is not always seen in a positive light and propagates controversial and misconstrued images of what African Americans represent.
Furthermore, religion also hinders progression within the black community for its LGBT members.