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Jonathan Capehart

The latest news about Jonathan Capehart, the out gay editorial writer and commentator for the Washington Post and MSNBC. He frequently writes about LGBT and African American issues and politics in the United States, and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1999 for his work on the editorial team of New York Daily News. A native of the state of New Jersey, Jonathan Capehart attended Carleton College. He served as a speechwriter for Michael Bloomberg during his election campaign for mayor of New York City in 2001.

David, fired by the Human Rights Campaign last week, made a charge of racism in the first interview he's given since his ouster. 

September 13 2021 1:27 PM

Freedom for All Americans charts the interlocking relationships of anti-LGBT groups, and Liberty Counsel protests, especially against conservative LGBT rights supporter Paul Singer.

July 12 2016 4:46 PM

The out columnist concludes that the popular narrative around the killing of Michael Brown was untrue, but that doesn't diminish the larger problem of racism.

March 17 2015 3:06 PM

Of the nine chosen by Mediaite, three are gay men and one is a lesbian.

December 16 2014 3:43 PM

On Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC contributor Jonathan Capehart reads an open letter to Franklin Graham, deeming his support of Vladimir Putin "breathtakingly offensive."

March 25 2014 1:55 PM

Commentator Jonathan Capehart called on faith leaders to condemn the homophobia of Robertson and his ilk.

August 30 2013 2:27 PM