The United State of Women, a White House summit on gender equality, recently released a star-studded video featuring trans actress Laverne Cox, who appears alongside First Lady Michelle Obama, Kerry Washington, Oprah, Jessica Williams and other badass women.
Keyonna Blakeney, a 22 year old trans woman, was murdered in Washington, DC.
Ty Underwood, a 24-year-old Black transgender woman, was fatally shot early Monday morning in North Tyler, Texas. Underwood is the second Black transgender woman reportedly killed this year. Her murder comes just within nine days of Lamia Beard who was killed on January 17 in Norfolk, Virginia.
Lamia Beard, a 30-year-old Black trans woman, was recently murdered in Norfolk, Virginia. Rest in power, Lamia. #AllBlackLivesMatter