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Atlanta the First American City to Host Global Black Pride

Atlanta has been announced to be the host city for Global Black Pride 2024, the world’s first and only Pride event dedicated to Black LGBTQ communities worldwide.

This is the second ever in-person Global Black Pride and the first held in the United States, making Atlanta the first American city to host. The event will be held from August 26 to September 2.

“Atlanta proudly stands as the LGBTQ capital of the South and a champion for human rights, not only in our region but on a global scale,” Malik Brown, the City’s Director of LGBTQ Affairs, said in a statement. “We are honored to welcome the first-ever Global Black Pride gathering in the United States to the vibrant City of Atlanta.”

Events will include a human rights conference, a Black trans rally, a karaoke kick-off party, a Black LGBTQ political leaders round table, a Black film festival and fashion week, an awards gala, empowerment brunches, the annual Pure Heat festival in Piedmont Park, the annual All-White party, and so much more.

To learn more, visit globalblackpride.org.