Why You Need to Know CeCe McDonald

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  • Who is CeCe McDonald?
  • Understanding Her Attack
  • Her Arrest
  • The Sentencing
  • Free CeCe! the Documentary
  • This Type of Violence Isn’t Rare
  • The Statistics
  • Black Transgender Folks Mistrust the Police
  • Protecting All of Us
  • CeCe McDonald and Transgender Violence

Her Arrest

Despite McDonald being attacked and having numerous injuries, she was taken into custody by the police. It was not until the next day that her injuries, including a deep cut to her face, were taken care of at a nearby hospital. McDonald was not given bail and was in custody up until her sentencing. 

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