New York City Gay Black Pride Aug. 15

NYC Black Pride celebrates 15 years of
community awareness

This year’s pride season will kick-off on Wednesday, August  15th with a five day celebration that includes “The Black Pride Heritage Awards which
will honor Tony Award winner Hinton Battle, highly acclaimed Director and Producer
of Paris Is Burning, Jennie Livingston and Senator Eric Adams, among others.

In celebration of this incredible milestone, we have expanded our committee of
health organizations, local business and community leaders to also include youth
organizers and media companies. Lee Soulja, the executive director of NYC Black
Pride says, “We are striving to be a better, more united community organization and
present a quality program of cultural events. We want to not only lead by example
to our youth but also empower our youth to take control of their lives and future.”
Lee Soulja continues, “Let’s be the change we seek!”

NYC Black Pride will begin on Wednesday August 15, 2012 and run through Sunday
August 19, 2012 ( or (Facebook) .

Here is a complete listing of the 15th Annual agenda;

Wednesday August 15th 2012
7:00pm – 10:00pm     GMAD Presents
The Schomburg Center .. 515 Lenox Avenue (135th Street)

Thursday August 16th 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm     SAGE Presents       “A Salute to Our Seniors”
SAGE Center .. 305 7th Avenue (btwn 27th & 28th Street)

Friday August 17th 2012     6:00pm – 10:00pm
Harlem United Presents         THE BLACK PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL
Helen Mills Theater .. 137 W. 26th Street (btwn 6th & 7th Avenues)

Saturday August 18th 2012       3:00pm – 8:00pm
The Big Brothers Network Presents      THE XXL RECEPTION
Hurley”s .. 232 W. 48th Street (btwn Broadway & 8th Avenue)

7:00pm – 4:00am     GMHC Presents      THE LATEX BALL
Roseland Ballroom .. 239 W. 52nd Street (Broadway & 8th Avenue)

Sunday August 19th 2012    1:00pm – 3:00pm      CHURCH SERVICES
Rivers at Rehoboth .. 310 W. 139th Street (Frederick Douglas Blvd & Edgecombe)

12:00pm – 4:00pm     HARLEM SUNDAY BRUNCH
Billie’s Black Restaurant .. 271 W. 119th Street (btwn St. Nicholas & Frederick   Douglas Blvd)

3:00pm – 8:00pm      UNITED: The Black Pride Pier Dance
South Street Seaport .. 89 South Street (Fulton Street)


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