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TRISTATE BLACK PRIDE @ THE NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM - OPENING CEREMONY

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450 Mulberry St

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Memphis, TN 38103

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The Cathedral Foundation will kick off the 1st Annual TriState Black Pride in Memphis, TN at The National Civil Rights Museum.

The Opening Ceremony will be dedicated to raising awareness to the struggles, challenges, and continued discrimination the Black LGBTQ community faces. The theme for the evening is "Ending the Stigma" sponsored by The Ryan White Program and many other co-sponsors.

The Opening Ceremony will be an evening filled with light refreshments, an open bar, live music, award presentations with a special recognition of members in the LGBTQ Community and guest speakers.

The host for the evening will be Wendi C. Thomas, an award-winning independent journalist and editor of MLK50: Justice Through Journalism, a yearlong online reporting project focused on economic justice.

The guest speaker for the evening will be Dr. Marye Bernard, Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease & HIV Specialist.

TriState Pride is a four-day event that focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) human & civil rights issues, medical disparities, economic reform, educational opportunities, and political issues.

The Cathedral Foundation a 501c3 nonprofit organization which has been recognized as the "Official Host" of Black Pride events in Memphis, TN. This recognition was granted through The Center for Black Equality, the governing body for all organizations who host Black Pride events in the U.S.

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