Yesterday mark a historical setting in the history of Black Gay/Queer Men History… Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., was ushered in as the 13th President of Grinnell College, a small 164 year old institution located in Iowa.
Dr. Kington resumes speaks VOLUMES by itself. During the acceptance of the the new role of the college president, he states, "I feel compelled to acknowledge as the great-grandson of slaves at this institution whose founders were active participants in the abolitionist movement." During his brief speech he introduced the college to his partner Dr. Peter T. Daniolos and their two toddler children.
Just from a personal standpoint this is amazing!
You can find the whole article as well as Dr. Kington speech here. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did… Watch for his son lol.