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USA: 'Black Trans Lives Matter' demo held in NYC's Brooklyn03:12

USA: 'Black Trans Lives Matter' demo held in NYC's Brooklyn

United States, New York City
June 15, 2020 at 01:04 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands took part in a 'Black Trans Lives Matter' demonstration in New York City's Brooklyn on Sunday.

Protesters, mostly wearing white, were seen gathered in Fort Greene Park, sitting on the grass, watching people dancing, and holding banners supporting black transgender people.

Rory, one of the protesters, said, "we have always been here, we are just showing you where we are now, we are in your face now, we have always been here."

The protest comes after the remains of two black transgender women Dominique Rem'mie Fells and Riah Milton were found a week ago within a 24-hour period in Philadelphia and Ohio respectively.

USA: 'Black Trans Lives Matter' demo held in NYC's Brooklyn03:12
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Thousands took part in a 'Black Trans Lives Matter' demonstration in New York City's Brooklyn on Sunday.

Protesters, mostly wearing white, were seen gathered in Fort Greene Park, sitting on the grass, watching people dancing, and holding banners supporting black transgender people.

Rory, one of the protesters, said, "we have always been here, we are just showing you where we are now, we are in your face now, we have always been here."

The protest comes after the remains of two black transgender women Dominique Rem'mie Fells and Riah Milton were found a week ago within a 24-hour period in Philadelphia and Ohio respectively.

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