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Aniya Parker and an Epidemic of Violence Against Transgender Women of Color

Aniya Parker and an Epidemic of Violence Against Transgender Women of Color

by Jamilah King on October 6 2014, 1:49PM

Parker is the eighth transgender woman of color to be killed since the begining of June.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality

The PTSD Crisis That's Plaguing America's Poorest Neighborhoods

The PTSD Crisis That’s Plaguing America’s Poorest Neighborhoods

by Jamilah King on February 4 2014, 11:09AM

And the hospitals that aren’t equipped to deal with it.

Topics: Health, /NOW

The Chicago Reader Has a Comic on How to Survive a Shooting

The Chicago Reader Has a Comic on How to Survive a Shooting

by Jamilah King on November 22 2013, 1:36PM

Darryl Holliday and E.N. Rodriguez teamed up to produce a comic for the Chicago Reader that traces the real-life ordeal of Nortasha Stingley, who’ 19-year-old daughter Marissa was shot and killed earlier this year.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

About Islan Nettles

About Islan Nettles

by Akiba Solomon on November 22 2013, 12:28PM

As the clock tick tocks on the Islan Nettles case a message is being sent: Transwomen of color’s lives don’t matter.

Topics: Gender, Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality

Snoop Lion Joins Rappers Donating to Funeral for LA Girl

Snoop Lion Joins Rappers Donating to Funeral for LA Girl

by Von Diaz on September 13 2013, 12:18PM

Six-year-old Tiana Ricks was killed this week in a suspected gang incident.

Topics: /NOW

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

by Von Diaz on August 9 2013, 4:35PM

Miami Beach police are under investigation following the death of an 18-year-old graffiti artist.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Wisconsin Sikhs Commemorate First Anniversary of Oak Creek Shooting

Wisconsin Sikhs Commemorate First Anniversary of Oak Creek Shooting

by Von Diaz on August 5 2013, 4:41PM

Hundreds of supporters came together today to remember the victims of last year’s mass shooting at a Sikh temple.

Topics: /NOW, Sikh Murders

Hate Violence Against LGBT Community Is On a Dangerous Rise

Hate Violence Against LGBT Community Is On a Dangerous Rise

by Jamilah King on June 4 2013, 1:19PM

And transgender people of color are getting the worst of it.

Topics: /NOW

It's Not Just Bullets Scarring Chicago Public Housing Residents

It’s Not Just Bullets Scarring Chicago Public Housing Residents

by Michelle Chen on August 13 2010, 9:00AM

Urban Institute study shows years of trauma may leave families with wounds that don’t heal.

Topics: Health, On Gender

Remembrance: Soweto Massacre and Bloody Sunday

Remembrance: Soweto Massacre and Bloody Sunday

by Michelle Chen on June 16 2010, 9:43AM

This week brings somber remembrances of two acts of massive brutality that occurred about a generation ago on opposite ends of the hemisphere. Both incidents exposed the shame of racial or ethnic strife under colonization, both galvanized radical social movements…

Topics: Global Affairs

Stay Classy, Right Wingers

by Jamilah King on March 26 2010, 1:20PM

As the violent and racially-charged fallout from last week’s passage health care reform continues, so does the finger-pointing. Over the past week, the mainstream media’s been reporting that mostly Democratic Congressional members have been targeted with bricks, spit, racial…

Topics: Health, National Security

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