The mission statement of Nashville Black Pride© (NBP) is to bring together African American and other Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT)/Same Gender Loving (SGL) People of Color in a social, non-threatening empowering setting to uplift, educate and present positive images that help to maintain a healthy, productive and visionary community.
Annual activities include an open reception, parties, book signings, spoken word showcase, live music & entertainment, a panel discussion, town hall meeting, health & wellness forum, a benefit event, workshops, couples recognition, free & confidential HIV & STI testing, and Black LGBT Film & Cultural Fest.
Nashville Black Pride is open to all people regardless of race, sexual orientation, or gender identity. NBPs main outreach effort is focused on reaching the underserved SGL/LGBT Communities of Color in the Middle Tennessee area and welcoming to All.
NBP is a proud member of the Center for Black Equity (CBE) formally known as the International Federation of Black Prides Organization (IFBP). The CBE is a coalition of Black pride organizers formed to promote a multinational network of LGBT Prides and community-based organizations. The CBE was organized in 1999 and acquired its 501c3 non-profit status in 2004.
Brothers and Sisters United Network©, Inc. is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization that has provided education, empowerment, affirmation and Pride services since 1996.
The Brothers and Sisters United© name along with BASU©, Nashville Black Pride© (and other abbreviated versions such as Black Pride©) are registered, and exclusively owned by the organization.
Any unauthorized use of our various DBA names is prohibited and may prompt legal action.