FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
3rd Annual Tri-State Black Pride Weekend in Memphis, TN
Memphis, TN – June 7, 2019 – The Cathedral Foundation and The Black LGBT Convention present the 3rd Annual Tri-State Pride Weekend, taking place in Memphis, TN from June 13-16, 2019. This year’s theme is Moving the Margins: The Time Is Now! Scheduled events include cocktails and dinner followed by an opening ceremony at the National Civil Rights Museum, Draggin’ You to Brunch hosted by Miss Sophia, Pool Party featuring a Hot Body Contest, The Turn Up at Luxx Night Club, a co-ed basketball tournament, a job fair, and more. The full schedule of events and workshops is available at www.tristateblackpride.com. Tickets to all events can be purchased on Eventbrite.
Education forums will devote a range of workshops to enlightenment on such topics as diversity and inclusion, business start-ups, politics, domestic violence, mindfulness, and purpose. Tri-State Talks will examine the intersections of racial, social, economic, and health disparities against minorities in the LGBT community by showcasing thought leaders and experts including Gwendolyn Clemons, Mildred Edwards, Cherisse Scott, Dr. Daniel Black, and Dr. Marye Bernard. This year’s Pride Weekend also welcomes special guests including P. London, D$, Monica Lusk, Dr. Marissa Richmond, Reverend Edie Love, Ashleigh D. Brock, JD, Olliette Drobot, Dr. Orisha Bowers, Harold Leffall, Alisha Dixon, Parker Bryant, and other notable leaders from among the LGBTQ community.
This 3rd Annual Tri-State Pride Weekend is made possible with special thanks to sponsors including Cathedral of Praise Church of Memphis, Cathedral Foundation, The Unleashed Voice, Relationships Unleashed, National Civil Rights Museum, Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown, Memphis Ryan White Program, OUT Memphis, Friends for Life, Family Safety Center, HIV Treatment Works, Prevention from the Pulpit Initiative, Hope House, Center for Black Equity, Youth Leadership Initiative, Sister Reach, The Vision Community Foundation, Volunteers In Service To America, Planned Parenthood, Path 2 Parenthood, Gilead, Nike, Walmart, Paradox Catering and Consulting, AARP, Society for Human Resource Management, Kelly Services, ServiceMaster, Southwest Tennessee Community College, Shelby County Health Department, City of Memphis Public Safety Recruitment, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and City of Memphis.
Dr. Darnell Gooch, Jr
Dr. Davin D. Clemons
The Cathedral Foundation, Inc.
603 Denmark Drive, Unit 201
Memphis, TN 38103