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The Future is Black: Be The Revolution

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Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Village at Ed Gould Plaza

1125 North McCadden Place

Los Angeles, CA 90038

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The Future is Black: Be The Revolution is a celebration in honor of Black History Month hosted by the Los Angeles LGBT Center. The day will include award presentations, live performances, an art exhibit, dinner, and a resource fair, to celebrate and honor the continued advancement of black people.


All are welcome to join us for a day of celebration and empowerment.


Schedule at a glance:

2:00 p.m. Doors Open

3:00-5:00 p.m. Ceremony

5:00-6:30 p.m. Dinner, Art Exhibit, and Resource Fair

6:30-8:00 p.m. Mixer


FREE Admission

Dinner provided by Chef Marilyn’s: Queen of Down Home Southern Goodies

Desserts provided by A Pinch of Brown Sugar by Vanessa Parish


Keynote Speaker:

Jarrett Hill


Special Awards Presentation featuring:

Bayard Rustin Award Honoree:

Alexandra Grey


Marsha P. Johnson Award Honoree:

Florence Franklin


Freedom Riders Award Honoree:

Ebony Sage Circle


Live Performances by:

Rayvon Owen

Tish Hyman

Mike Xavier

Malachi Maisha

Brian Hackett

Ebonee Bryant

Florence Franklin

Niyah Milan

Herbie Taylor


Special Guest DJ:

DJ Benjamin Walker


"Unbound" Art Exhibit featuring:

Dalton Ellis

Christen Austin

Tsasia Mercado

Marie Jose


Resource Fair participants:

PATH (People Assisting The Homeless)

Volunteers of America

Stuzo Clothing

Year Up

Black Lesbians United

Minority AIDS Project

Youth Center, Los Angeles LGBT Center

LifeWorks, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Senior Services, Los Angeles LGBT Center

RISE, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Community Health Programs, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Trans Wellness Center, Los Angeles LGBT Center


PLEASE NOTE: During construction of the Center’s new facility directly across the street from The Village, parking is limited. Please allow extra time to find street parking or choose public transportation or a ride-share service.

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