Black Prides

We organize and promote a multinational network of Black Prides dedicated to: building solidarity; health and wellness; promoting unity; and ensuring the development of education, economic empowerment, and individual and collective work, responsibility and self-determination.

2018 Official Black Prides Calendar

updated: 11-May-2018

MAY 2018


May 3 – 7
Houston, Texas
HOUSTON SPLASH | houstonsplash.com

Presenting Organization: Houston Splash
Contact: John Humphries
Phone: 713.854.7088
Email: john@loudinc.net

May 25 – 28
Washington, District of Columbia
DC BLACK PRIDE | dcblackpride.org

Presenting Organization: Center for Black Equity
Contact: Kenya Hutton
Phone: 202.641.8527
Email: cbe@centerforblackequity.org

May 31 – June 3
Provincetown, Massachuseets
WOMXN OF COLOR WEEKEND | wocw.org

Presenting Organization: Womxn of Color Weekend
Contact: Jha D Williams
Phone: 617.297.7849
Email: info@wocw.org

JUNE 2018


June 1 – 24
New York, New York
HARLEM PRIDE | harlempride.org

Presenting Organization: Harlem Pride, Inc.
Contact: Michael Hodge
Phone: 374.846.0362
Email: mhodge@harlempride.org

June 7 – 10
Austin, Texas
AUSTIN BLACK PRIDE | austinblackpride.org

Presenting Organization: Austin Black Pride
Contact: Sheldon Darnell
Phone: 512.810.2317
Email: sheldon@austinblackpride.org

June 9
Albany, New York
BLACK & LATIN@ GAY PRIDE

Presenting Organization: In Our Own Voices, Inc.
Contact: Gabby Santos
Phone: 518.432.4188
Email: gsantos@inourownvoices.org

June 14 – 17
Dallas, Texas
JUNETEENTH WEEKEND | dallassouthernpride.com

Presenting Organization: Dallas Southern Pride
Contact: Kirk Myers
Phone: 214.405.5475
Email: info@dallassouthernpride.com

June 14 – 17
Memphis, Tennessee
TRI STATE BLACK PRIDE | tristateblackpride.com

Presenting Organization: Cathedral Foundation
Contact: Dr. Davin Clemons
Phone: 901.831.0821
Email: tsbpride@gmail.com

June 20 — 24
Cincinnati, Ohio
CINCINNATI BLACK PRIDE | cincinnatiblackpride.com

Presenting Organization: Cincinnati Black Pride
Contact: Tim'm West
Phone: 513.818.9596
Email: cincyblackpride@gmail.com

June 22 – 24
Little Rock, Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK BLACK GAY PRIDE

Presenting Organization: Little Rock Black Gay Pride
Contact: Kevin Holmes
Phone: 501.661.2762
Email: LRBGP2018@gmail.com

June 19 – 24
New York, New York
HARLEM PRIDE | harlempride.org

Presenting Organization: Harlem Pride, Inc.
Contact: Michael Hodge
Phone: 374.846.0362
Email: mhodge@harlempride.org

June 24 – July 1
Chicago, Illinois
CHICAGO WINDY CITY BLACK PRIDE | ubuntuchicago.org

Presenting Organization: Chicago Windy City BLACK Pride
Contact: Charles Nelson
Phone: 773.599.0051
Email: charles@ubuntuchicago.org

JULY 2018


July 3 – 8
Los Angeles, California
PRIDE & PROMOTE | lablackpride.com

Presenting Organization: Los Angeles Black Pride
Contact: Thea Williams
Phone: 323.788.6744
Email: wakeupsis@yahoo.com

July 8
London, England
UK BLACK PRIDE | ukblackpride.org.uk

Presenting Organization: UK Black Pride
Contact: Phyll Opoku-Gyimah
Phone: 4.47576E+11
Email: josh@ukblackpride.org.uk

July 13 – 15
Paris, France
PARIS BLACK PRIDE WEEKEND | parisblackpride.org

Presenting Organization: Paris Black Pride
Contact: Johan Amaranthe
Phone: 33624779637
Email: parisblackpride@gmail.com

July 20 – 22
Richmond, Virgina
BLACK PRIDE RVA

Presenting Organization: Us Giving RVA Connection
Contact: Lacette Cross
Phone: 804.922.6051
Email: ugrcrva@gmail.com

July 20 – 22
Kansas City, Missouri
BLAQOUT | blaqout.org

Presenting Organization: BlaqOut, Inc.
Contact: D. Rashaan Gilmore
Phone: 816.231.8454
Email: heyrashaan@blaqout.org

July 24 – 29
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH BLACK PRIDE

Presenting Organization: Pittsburgh Black Pride
Contact: Cheneal Relazez Hilton
Phone: 412.275.9110
Email: art@c-cliique.com

July 24 – 29
Detroit, Michigan
HOTTER THAN JULY | hotterthanjuly.org

Presenting Organization: LGBT Detroit
Contact: Curtis Lipscomb
Phone: 313.397.2127
Email: curtislipscomb@lgbtdetroit.org

July 25 – 29
Charlotte, North Carolina
CHARLOTTE BLACK GAY PRIDE

Presenting Organization: Charlotte Black Gay Pride
Contact: Shann Fulton
Phone: 803.546.1631
Email: co-chair@charlotteblackgaypride.org

AUGUST 2018


August 3 – August 5
Indianapolis, Indiana
INDIANA PRIDE OF COLOR

Presenting Organization: Carl Thomas
Contact: Carl Thomas
Phone: 773.526.6268
Email: carl09thomas@yahoo.com

August 8 – 12
Rochester, New York
ROCHESTER BLACK PRIDE | rocblackpride.com

Presenting Organization: Rochester Black Pride
Contact: Adrian Elim
Phone: 585.503.3978
Email: rochesterblackpride@gmail.com

August 9 – 13
Fayetteville, North Carolina
2018 GRAVITY WEEKEND

Presenting Organization: Fayetteville Black Pride
Contact: Alvernian Davis
Phone: 347.502.4717
Email: legendofprestige@aol.com

August 16 – 19
Seattle, Tacoma & Portland, Washington
PACIFIC NW BLACK PRIDE | pocaan.org

Presenting Organization: POCAAN
Contact: Steven Sawyer
Phone: 206.322.7061
Email: Ssawyer@pocaan.org

August 17 – 19
Columbia, South Carolina
SOUTH CAROLINA BLACK PRIDE | southcarolinablackpride.com

Presenting Organization: South Carolina Black Pride
Contact: Darius Jones
Phone: 803.900.2787
Email: darius@southcarolinablackpride.com

August 17 – 19
Birmingham, Alabama
BIRMINGHAM BLACK PRIDE

Presenting Organization: Birmingham Black Pride
Contact: Tony Christon-Walker
Phone: 205.422.9855
Email: tonydcwalker@gmail.com

August 17 – 19
St. Louis, Missouri
ST. LOUIS BLACK PRIDE | blackprieestl.org

Presenting Organization: St. Louis Black Gay & Lesbian Pride Committee, Inc.
Contact: Randy Rafter
Phone: 314.884.8730
Email: randy.rafter@blackpridestl.org

August 28 – September 4
Atlanta, Georgia
ATLANTA BLACK GAY PRIDE

Presenting Organization: In the Life Atlanta
Contact: Rickie Smith
Phone: 678.429.2927
Email: rsmith@inthelifeatl.org

SEPTEMBER 2018


September 14 – 16
Lexington, Kentucky
KENTUCKY BLACK PRIDE FESTIVAL | kentuckyblackpride.yolasite.com

Presenting Organization: Kentucky Black Pride Inc.
Contact: Shawn Bumpase
Phone: 859.285.3091
Email: kentuckyblackpride@yahoo.com

September 27 – 30
Dallas, Texas
DALLAS SOUTHERN PRIDE BLACK PRIDE WEEKEND | dallassouthernpride.com

Presenting Organization: Dallas Southern Pride
Contact: Kirk Myers
Phone: 214.405.5475
Email: info@dallassouthernpride.com

OCTOBER 2018


October 5 – 7
Baltimore, Maryland
BLACK PRIDE | cbebaltimore.org

Presenting Organization: Center for Black Equity Baltimore
Contact: Durryle Brooks
Phone: 443.814.9395
Email: durryle@cbebaltimore.org

October 8 – 14
Montego Bay, Jamaica
MONTEGO BAY PRIDE

Presenting Organization: Quality of Citizenship Jamaica
Contact: Maurice Tomlinson
Phone: 647.537.2599
Email: mobaypride@gmail.com

October 12 – 14
Nashville, Tennesse
NASHVILLE BLACK PRIDE

Presenting Organization: Nashville Black Pride
Contact: Dwayne Jenkins
Phone: 615.974.2832
Email: nashblackpride@aol.com

NOVEMBER 2018


November 15 – 18
Jackson, Mississippi
JACKSON BLACK PRIDE | jacksonblackpride.org

Presenting Organization: My Brother's Keeper, Inc. South
Contact: Joseph Lindsey
Phone: 228.896.5515
Email: jlindsey@mbk-inc.org

November 23 – 24
New Orleans, Louisiana
BPEETALKS | thebachgroup.org/bpeetalks.html

Presenting Organization: BACH's CROPs
Contact: Earl Benjamin
Phone: 601.720.1064
Email: ebenjamin@thebachgroup.org

November 23 – 25
Bridgetown, Barbados
BARBADOS PRIDE

Presenting Organization: Barbados Pride
Contact: Stevia Arthur
Phone: 12462370025
Email: bds.pride246@gmail.com

PAST

APRIL 2018


April 26 – 29
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA BLACK PRIDE | phillyblackpride.org

Presenting Organization: Philadelphia Black Pride
Contact: Le Thomas
Phone: 856.264.5521
Email: lthomas@phillyblackpride.org


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