Black Prides offers a safe place where people who identify as black and LGBTQ people could have safe spaces to celebrate their unique identities. In North Carolina, Fayetteville, Raleigh and Charlotte have all had Prides focused on the black community.
Black history month is traditionally a time to reflect on the accomplishments of notables from the past. We often think of people who have done marvelous works that impacted thousands, if not millions of people during their lifetime and beyond.
This Black History Month reminds us that there has been no end to the fight for equality. The United States has undoubtedly taken strides forward since the Civil Rights Movement, but there is further work to be done.