National Black Justice Coalition

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National Black Justice Coalition describes themselves as "dedicated to the empowerment of Black LGBTQ and same gender loving (SGL) people".[1] They are also heavily focused on Get Out The Vote (GOTV) efforts.

Sharon Lettman-Hicks is CEO/Board Chair at National Black Justice Coalition.


According to their website,[2] the National Black Justice Coalition's mission "is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ/SGL bias and stigma."

Since 2003, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) has been America’s leading national civil rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+, and same gender loving (LGBTQ+/SGL) people, including people living with HIV/AIDS through coalition building, federal policy change, research, and education. Our mission is to end racism, homophobia, and LGBTQ+/SGL bias and stigma. NBJC supports Black individuals, families, and communities in strengthening the bonds and bridging the gaps between the movements for racial justice and LGBTQ+/SGL equity.
We envision a world where all people are fully empowered to participate safely, openly, and honestly in family, faith, and community, regardless of race, class, gender identity, or sexual orientation."


The team for the National Black Justice Coalition as of June 22, 2022:[3]

NBJC Board Chair

Deputy Executive Director

Board Members

Founding Board Members

Emeritus Board Members

NBJC Staff

NBJC Black Transgender Advisory Council

NBJC Youth & Young Adult Action Council

Youth Advocates And Ambassadors

GOTV Partners

National Black Justice Coalition website focuses on Get Out The Vote efforts, which "need to happen 365 days of every year."[4] "Campaigns & Partnerships" include, Vote by Quadrant, When We All Vote, Your Voice, Your Power, Your Vote (Sony), Head Count, Vote with Pride, Just Democracy, Transformative Justice Coalition, Voter Justice Initiative.


  1. National Black Justice Coalition Twitter Page (accessed on June 22, 2022)
  2. National Black Justice Coalition Website: "About" (accessed on June 22, 2022)
  3. Team (accessed on June 22, 2022)
  4. Government 2020 And Beyond_ (accessed on June 22, 2022)