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Atlanta Black Gay Pride Line-Up Announced

(ATLANTA, GA) – August 30, 2022 – Atlanta Black Pride Weekend, the country's leading LGBTQ+ annual pride prepares for its 26th year with an exciting line-up during the 2022 Labor Day holiday weekend taking place in Atlanta, GA. 2022 also marks the addition of the inaugural, Atlanta Black Pride Weekend Film Festival held at IPIC Theaters on Saturday, Sept. 3 from 1-10 PM. The five-day Pride Celebration will include special appearances by: Kandi Burruss, Jussie Smollett, Joseline Hernandez, Natalie Nunn, Stasha Sanchez, Saucy Santana, Latto, Jhonni Blaze, Erica Banks, Jerrie Johnson, Melissa “DJ M” Scott and more.

Kicking off Thursday, September 1, with an Atlanta Black Pride Weekend Opening Reception presented by the City of Atlanta and Mayor Andre Dickens; additional Pride nightlife events will take place in many of Atlanta’s premiere Midtown venues. Atlanta Black Pride Weekend organizers, in conjunction with the mayor’s office and the Atlanta Police Department, have taken extra precautions to ensure that all celebration participants had a safe and enjoyable weekend in the great peach state. In partnership with various healthcare providers, HIV testing and information on official vaccination locations for MonkeyPox and COVID-19 will be regularly disseminated amongst attendees.

The first-ever Black Excellence Influencer's Dinner will be hosted by RockStars Production and Traxx Girls on Friday, September 2 at the Starling Hotel. This all-new affair serves as a Fundraiser to benefit Atlanta Black Pride Weekend and is a unique opportunity for trailblazers, leaders, and influencers to celebrate accomplishments while highlighting individuals and organizations who significantly impact and contribute to the LGBTQIA+ community.