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[She The People] Sign to Stand with Black Trans Women

She the People elevates the vision, heart, and voice of women of color. Our collective power will lead the nation in 2020 and beyond. Bring all of you — your wisdom, your stories, your organizing, your community, your vote. Our country needs you, and we need each other. Over the next year, we'll be here with you, alongside you, building this new democracy together.

Friends -- Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued the most significant legal ruling for trans people in American history. In a 6-3 decision, the Court ruled that it is now illegal to fire someone just because they’re transgender. This victory is bittersweet though because it comes on the heels of even more violence perpetrated against Black trans women. Over the weekend, thousands took to the streets to remember Dominique Rem’mie Fells and Riah Milton, two Black transgender women who were murdered last week. And according to the ACLU, 19 Black trans women were murdered last year. This horrific wave of violence against the trans community -- and the Black trans community in particular -- cannot be ignored.

We believe in Black trans power. Join us and stand in solidarity with the Black trans community. Add your name now 

- She the People

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