Please Post Your Comments and Recollections about 1979. Be as detailed as possible, including dates and locations and individuals involved. With the help of the site administrator you can include links to documents that are to be uploaded to the Archives. These documents can also be photos and video clips. Some highlights for 1979, included: The National Conference of Third Wold Lesbians and Gays, at Harambee House, now the Howard Inn at Howard University; the strained relationship between NCBG and the organizers of the 1979 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights; the marching of Conference participants from the Howard Inn, down Georgia Avenue and 7th. Street to join the rest of the contingent in 1979 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights; the meeting of the Coalition with the White House Staff; the press conference following the meeting with White House Staff; and the emergence of our first motto, "As Proud of our Gayness as We Are of Our Blackness."