Black, Transgender and in Prison

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  • Free at Last
  • What It Means to Be Transgender
  • My Identity Makes Me a Target
  • Abuse From Authority
  • Isolated in Isolation
  • Sexual Assault
  • The Fight for Equalityv
  •  How You Can Help

Free at Last

At least 26 percent of transgender people have experienced some type of physical assault because they identified as transgender. CeCe McDonald, a transgender woman, was released from prison on Jan. 13 after serving 19 months in Minnesota for fatally stabbing a man who attacked her during a hate crime in June 2011. BET.com takes a look at being transgender in and outside of prison. Dominique Zonyéé (@DominiqueZonyee)

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