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Pure Heat Community Festival part 1. Sunday in Piedmont Park had traditionally been an unoffcial event during Black Gay Pride, but for , vendors were invited to participate and entertainment was presented throughout the day. Photos by Dyana Bagby. Click here to see more photos from this gallery. Pure Heat Community Festival part 2. Black Gay Pride marketplace at the Melia Hotel.
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By Andrew Collins. The several days of parties and festivities culminate with a number of key events the final weekend of DC Black Pride. DC Black Pride comprises dozens of events and parties, which have typically included several men's and women's parties, a speed dating night, town hall meetings on a variety of topics, a myriad of different workshops, an exhibit hall, awards reception, a poetry slam, and a festival to close out the event. It included events like open mic nights, speed dating, and parties.
While the mainstream gay pride movement , often perceived as overwhelmingly white,  has focused  much of its energy on marriage equality, the Black Gay Pride movement has focused on issues like medicine, homophobia in their communities and housing. The largest of these events have historically been D. Black Pride, which began in , has been cited as one of the earliest celebrations. Black Pride celebration started out of a tradition called the Children's Hour 15 years prior. Though the organization began as a way to support the network of Black Gay Pride celebrations worldwide, CBE now also focuses on social justice issues as well.