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Seattle Black Pride to offer diverse programing and special guests Mad TV's Debra Wilson will present her new film
Seattle Black Pride to offer diverse programing and special guests Mad TV's Debra Wilson will present her new film
Seattle's Black Pride (SBP) is a newly organized non-profit organization dedicated to empowering, educating, and entertaining the Black same-gender loving community in the Seattle/Tacoma area. We have organized a variety of events for Seattle Black Pride 2006 that cater to the diverse interests of our community. For more information about Seattle Black Pride or our events, visit: www.seattleblackpride.org



SCHEDULE OF EVENTS



Friday, July 21



8 PM: SBP Kick-Off / Opening Night Celebration

Fashion show, drag performances, meet Mr. & Ms. Seattle Black Pride and the Executive Board. Guest speakers & more live entertainment!

Debra Wilson (Mad TV) will tlesent her new film, "Jumpin' The Broom: The New Covenant," which will be shown at the Saturday Film Festival. Debra wrote, directed, and produced the film. The film was co-produced by "JasmyneCannick" Jasmyne Cannick (Noah's Arc) and Traci Lewis.

$15 @ door or buy tickets online. At Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center (104 17th Ave S / Seattle, WA).



10 PM: Friday Youth Dance (16+)

Hip-hop / R&B. ID Required. 16 & over. $5 @ door or buy tickets online. At Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center (104 17th Ave S / Seattle, WA).



Saturday, July 22



11 AM: Panel Discussion

"Equal rights in Washington: why people of color don't matter" with Human Rights Campaign, National Black Justice Coalition, Entre Hermanos, Equal Rights Washington. At Seattle Asian Art Museum (1400 E Prospect St / Volunteer Park / Seattle, WA).



1 PM: Workshops

"HIV/AIDS: Does anyone care anymore?" with POCAAN. Free HIV & STD testing by POCAAN - Know where you stand. "Woman's health: sister help thyself" with Verbena. At Seattle Asian Art Museum (1400 E Prospect St / Volunteer Park / Seattle, WA).



1:45 PM: Workshop

"Diabetes: the debilitator." w/ Steven Stein, M.D. At Seattle Asian Art Museum (1400 E Prospect St / Volunteer Park / Seattle, WA).



3 PM: Saturday Films

"Jumpin' the Broom: The New Covenant", "The DL Chronicles", "Dani and Alice", and "Brooklyn Bridge to Jordan". Check out the film descriptions. Ends at 5PM. 2-day pass for $10 or buy tickets online. At Seattle Asian Art Museum (1400 E Prospect St / Volunteer Park / Seattle, WA).



9 PM: The Big Party: "It's Going Down!"

Choose your flavor with 2 rooms (house & hip-hop / R&B), go-go dancers & more! 21 & over. ID Required. Ends at 4 AM! $15 @ door @ door or buy tickets online. At Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center (104 17th Ave S / Seattle, WA).



Sunday, July 23



10 AM: Gospel Praise & Worship

At Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center (104 17th Ave S / Seattle, WA).



12 PM: Sunday Films

"Walk in the light", "Inclinations", "St. Martin de 4th Street", "On the Low&Quot; and "The Ski Trip". Check out film descriptions. Buy tickets online. At Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center (104 17th Ave S / Seattle, WA).



2 PM: BBQ In Pratt Park (Free!)

Don't miss it! Free food. Family-friendly. Ends at 6PM. Pratt Park is located 1800 S Main St. / Seattle.



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