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Elizabeth Warren Pays Tribute to Slain Black Trans Women at LGBTQ Forum, Demands Trump ‘Say Their Names’

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Elizabeth Warren gets it. As the latest edition of The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings indicates, the 70-year-old Senator is firing on all cylinders in her quest to rid the Oval Office of its imbecilic orange incumbent. Advertisement She’s got a plan for damn near everything, and when she’s […]

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‘Your Attraction to Me…Is Not a Reason to Kill Me’: Laverne Cox Speaks Out About the Murders of Black Trans Women

Photo: Amanda Edwards (Getty Images for Women’s March Los Angeles) It ought to be common knowledge by now that, without the contributions of black trans women, there would be no gay rights movement in the U.S. Still, they remain the most marginalized and vilified of all LBGTQ groups, a fact that is most evident in […]

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#SayHerName: Chynal Lindsey Is the 3rd Black Trans Woman Killed in Dallas in Less Than a Year

Photo: Dallas Police Department Chynal Lindsey was just 26 years old when her body was pulled from White Rock Lake in Dallas on Saturday, in what i believed to be the second death of a black trans woman in the city in less than a month, and the third in less than a year. Amid […]

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