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Bluegrass Black Pride
  • Reinette F. Jones, University of Kentucky

Founded in 2013 as a community organization that plans programs, provides space for dialogue, and strategizes to give voice to the Black LGBTQ* community. Pictured l-r John Bentley, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, Mark Johnson, and Thomas Tolliver at the 2014 Roots & Heritage Festival Parade 2014.

Though not always obvious or out, there have always been African American LGBTQ organizations in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky.

  • Bluegrass Black Pride,
  • Kentucky
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Image loaned with permission from Thomas Tolliver
Citation Information
Reinette F. Jones. "Bluegrass Black Pride" (2015)
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