Chicago/Windy City Black Pride will take place July 1-4, with a variety of events to mark the occasion.
Some of the events include:
"Love & Basketball," a charity basketball game and fashion show featuring Teairra Mari of the reality-TV show Love & Hip Hop Hollywood. ( Proceeds will go to the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. ) It will take place Friday, July 1, at 5 p.m., at Seven Nightclub, 3206 N. Halsted St. See Eventbrite.com to purchase tickets.
The party "Blackout" will take place Friday, July 1, 12-4 a.m., at Fantasy Nightclub, 3641 N. Halsted St.
"Black Pride: The Kensington Rooftop Day Party & Brunch" will take place Saturday, July 2, 2-7 p.m. at The Kensington, 324 W. Chicago Ave.
"Independence Day" will take place at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave., on Monday, July 4, 3-8 p.m. The entry fee is $5.
The official hotel will be the Inn of Chicago Magnificent Mile, 162 E. Ohio St. Call 312-787-3100 and use the code "Black Pride."
See WindyCityBlackPride.info and ChicagoBlackPride.net, or email email@example.com .