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Kiki Monifa

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Kiki Monifa of Oakland, California, is editor-in-chief of BlackHistoryEveryday.com.

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Justin Hall

For many black people, the most surprising thing about racism is that anyone is surprised it. Read more

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Like all LGBTQ people, I am layered. I cannot be viewed as just black or queer or a mother. Politicians and policy makers must understand all of these complexities. Read more

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Demilitarize the Police, Black Lives Matter

Johnny Silvercloud

A new census of black America shows that despite a high level of political engagement, more than half of respondents think that politicians do not care about black people. Read more

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Thus far in 2019, at least twelve black transgender women have been murdered. Read more

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In terms of how I feel, as a lesbian of African descent, I am not an American, not completely. Read more

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Jason Wallace

Trans woman Veronika Fimbres has PTSD as a result of the traumas she experienced in the military. Forty-five years later, the Trump Administration has imposed a ban on transgender servicepeople. Read more

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