Duanna now joins women like Angie Zapata, Victoria Arellano, Amanda Milan and Alexis King on the list of trans women who have met their end through violence.
I want my anger to be as brutal and as devoid of mercy as these murdering charlatans are. I need revenge. We need revenge.
The media wasted no time in offering a scapegoat by repeatedly broadcasting that the African American community, comprising approximately 10% of the population, voted 70% in favour of Prop 8.
My tears flowed freely, and, just for the briefest of moments, I knew what it was to believe that I, a black mother of no real significance, was worth something.
Volunteers came from as far away as Germany to knock on doors, to stand at polling locations and ensure that no one was turned away or denied the ballot, to make millions of phone calls.
Before he died, Tupac Shakur once sang that “although it seems heaven sent, we ain’t ready to see a black President.” One can imagine Tupac smiling right now.
Watching this election, electronically linked up to voters across the United States and beyond, is a surreal and beautiful experience.
At the end of the video, Obama appeared live from a rally in Florida, making his usual closing pitch to Americans to come out and participate.
White people who are otherwise held down by their class still have someone to look down on: the black welfare mom, the illegal immigrant, etc.
The stores listed on Palins shopping extravaganza were Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. It’s important to remember that these well-known retailers were once linked to the slave labour of women.