Stand Up and Represent March takes over West End for Black Gay Pride [PHOTOS]

Activists, faith leaders, politicians and others rallied and marched through the West End on Labor Day, bringing back an event that hadn't been put on in over a decade.

The Stand Up & Represent March attracted about 100 people, including LGBT ally state Sen. Vincent Fort (D-Atlanta). The march was first held on Labor Day during Black Gay Pride weekend in 2001 and returned each of the next two years after that, but ceased to occur again until this year.

For more background on how the original march was born and how it reemerged again in 2015, read our Sept. 4 story for all the details

(Photos by Darian Aaron)

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