H. Alexander Robinson

H. Alexander Robinson

At a Glance:

H. Alexander Robinson has been a Project Contributor since July 2007, has written 51 entries and currently lives in Washington, DC.


H. Alexander Robinson currently serves as the executive director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Black Justice Coalition, and president of NBJC Action Fund. NBJC is the nation’s black same-gender loving, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.

A former CPA and corporate executive, Robinson holds BS in accounting and political science and an MBA. As president of Robinson & Foster he is an independent political strategist and communications specialist serving a wide variety of public interest groups and candidate.

Robinson was the senior congressional lobbyist for the American Civil Liberties Union Gay and Lesbian Rights and AIDS Projects and formerly served as the Director of the Washington, DC-based Inner City AIDS Network, Deputy Executive Director for the National Minority AIDS Council and the Director of Public Policy for the Drug Policy Foundation.

The receipt of numerous awards including most recently the Andrew Goodman Freedom Prize. He served on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS during the Clinton administration. A writer and political commentator his coming out story is chronicled in the recently released book, Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing up Gay in America.

H. Alexander Robinson: Recently Filed

Stumbling on the way to Equality

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | February 27, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Like many others who watch political leadership closely, we were initially optimistic about the election of Michael Steele as the chair of the Republican National Committee. Not only did he offer a different face to the party, his profile had...Read More

No. 44: A Cause for Celebration

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | January 19, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The inauguration of Barack H. Obama as the 44th president of the United States is cause for pride and hopefulness for America and the world. Sen. Obama's campaign heralded a transformational message of progressive change. His very election, as the...Read More

Leadership on AIDS must come from the White House

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | December 12, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

With all the excitement, hope and opportunities presented by the upcoming installation of President-elect Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, every progressive constituency group is hawking their first 100 days list. That includes our nation's efforts...Read More

First Thoughts: Reflection on the 2008 Elections

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | November 06, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

All across America there is celebration of the election of Barack Obama as our 44th President of the United States. The disappointing setback represented in the passage of marriage bans and anti-gay legislation does not diminish my hopefulness for positive...Read More

Restoring a name, March on Washington 45 years later

Filed by H. Alexander Robinson | August 28, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Who was the man who put Brother Martin on stage and organized the gathering of "the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation"? Who was the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest...Read More