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Black Transgender Woman Attacked in Texas Found Dead

Maria Perez
May 21, 2019 - 5:00

A Black transgender woman who was attacked in Dallas, Texas last month has been found dead, the Dallas Police Department said. Muhlaysia Booker, 23, was shot and killed on Saturday, May 18, Major Vincent Weddington of the Dallas Police Department said in a news conference. Booker’s body was found at around 6:45 am on Saturday and her identity was confirmed on Sunday. Authorities have said there is no evidence linking the killing to the April attack. In April, Booker made national headlines after a three-minute video of...

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3 Replies to “Black Transgender Woman Attacked in Texas Found Dead”

  1. 21st century’s form of lynching has arrived to target the non-conforming among us. Until this makes huge waves in public discourse, this will continue. We are all less for this shame heaped on top of a long history of racism and misogyny. Please remember why “coming out” is one of the most dangerous, yet courageous things a human can do. We must all remember and honor this by being just as courageous with our support.

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