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Day 3 of Black Voices Amplified

08/30/20

Tiq Milan discusses the intersection of the black queer identity, its historical meaning, and the folx who have pushed for some of the “most effective strategies and movements for the quality of black people.” 

"Race and gender equality go hand in hand for Black LGBTQ people. We can’t pick only one kind of justice because to examine them both is too complicated or makes some us look at our own complacency. Transphobia and sexism are part of white supremacy, and so it all must go. Trans voices cannot be silenced in this moment."

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