Remembering Islan Nettles: Violence Against Black Transgender People

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  • The Anniversary of Her Death
  • Who Was Islan Nettles?
  • What Happened?
  • What Happened After Her Attack?
  • Who Killed Her?
  • Gone, But Not Forgotten
  • No Justice, No Peace
  • This Type of Violence Is Not New
  • The Statistics
  • Protecting All of Us

The Anniversary of Her Death

It’s been one year since the tragic murder of Black transgender woman Islan Nettles. As we commemorate the anniversary of her death, learn more about her life, her case and the violence that other trans women and men of color face all too often. —Kellee Terrell

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