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L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Celebrate South L.A. Gay Pride
By Sentinel News Service
Published June 14, 2018

Emcee Jasmyne Cannick Photo by Shannon Soper

Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, honoree Ebony Lane and Councilmember Mike Bonin Photo by Shannon Soper

Jewel Thais-Williams Photo by Shannon Soper

Jasmyne Cannick, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Avis Ridley-Thomas and Councilmember Marqueece Harris Dawson Photo by Shannon Soper

On Friday, June 8, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson and 8th District Councilmember Marqueece Harris Dawson held their 2nd Annual Our Pride Celebration in honor of June as Gay Pride Month. Held at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall, the event was attended by hundreds of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender South L.A. residents. This year’s honorees included Panamanian transgender icon Ebony Lane and Jewel Thais-Williams, owner of the legendary Catch One Club and Village Health Foundation. The event was emceed by well-known Black LGBT advocate and media commentator Jasmyne Cannick.

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