May 25, 2017 at 8:00 am EDT | by Michael Key
PHOTOS: D.C. Black Pride Awards Reception

D.C. Black Pride Awards Reception, gay news, Washington Blade

Center for Black Equity Executive Director Earl Fowlkes speaks at the D.C. Black Pride Awards Reception. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

D.C. Black Pride held its annual awards reception at the Human Rights Campaign Equality Center on Tuesday, May 23. Awardees included Aaron Bryant, Check It Enterprises, Countess Clarke Cooper, Daryl Wilson, SaVanna Wanzer, Shannon Garcon and Maurice David Parker. Black Pride Awards Reception, gay news, Washington Blade (Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

Michael Key has worked as a photojournalist for the Washington Blade since 2009 and is currently serving as the photo editor. He has worked on Capitol Hill, in the White House, on the campaign trail and in cities along the East Coast taking iconic photos documenting the extension of marriage benefits to same-sex couples, the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and other events of interest to the LGBT community. Follow Michael

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