Her friend, Ashanti Carmon, was murdered nearly three months ago in the same area.
When transgender women are murdered, their deaths are often sensationalized. Raquel Willis explains what happens beyond the headlines.
When straight, cisgender black men are attacked, there’s an uproar. But where’s that same energy for black transgender women?
There’s a continued obsession with cisgender white women’s purity that places their safety as the crux of these conversations.