UK Black Pride warns coronavirus will adversely affect queer people of colour as annual festival is postponed

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03/28/2020

UK Black Pride has been indefinitely postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has seen the UK go into lockdown. The event, which is Europe’s largest celebration for LGBT+ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Middle Eastern and Latin American descent, has been postponed for the safety and wellbeing of the public. In a statement, event organisers asked everyone to do their part in helping to slow the spread of coronavirus and said there is an end in sight to the pandemic. “We ask all of you to not only practice self-care, but community care. We need each other,” the statement said.

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