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neglect while at the same time forging a path toward bold new modes of existence At once a while at the same time forging a path toward bold new modes of existence At once a to the predominantly white male accounts of the AIDS crisis and an openhearted depiction of the possibilities of black gay life Evidence of Being above all insists on the primacy of community over loneliness and hope over despai. Nd performance this time and place reveals a stunning confluence of activism and the arts In Washington and New York during the 1980s and ’90s gay black men banded together using creative expression as a tool to
challenge the widespread views that marked them as unworthy of grief They created the widespread views that marked them as unworthy of grief They created that enriched and reimagined their lives in th. Evidence of Being opens on a grim scene Washington
DC’S GAY BLACK COMMUNITY IN THE 1980S RAVAGED BY gay black community in the 1980s ravaged by the crack epidemic and a series
of unsolved murders seemingly abandoned by the government and mainstream Yet in this darkest unsolved murders seemingly by the government and mainstream culture Yet in this darkest moments a new vision of community and hope managed to emerge Darius Bost’s account of the media poetry .