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NCAVP Mourns the Homicide of Jaquarrius Holland, a Black Transgender Woman Killed in Monroe, Louisiana; the 7th Reported Killing of A Transgender Person of Color NCAVP Has Responded to in 2017

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) mourns the death of Jaquarrius Holland, a Black transgender woman, killed in Monroe, Louisiana on February 19th, 2017. Her homicide is only coming to light now, due to local press misgendering the victim. According to media reports, Jaquarrius was shot during a verbal

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NCAVP Mourns the Homicide of Ciara McElveen, a Black Transgender Woman Killed in New Orleans, Louisiana; the 6th Reported Killing of a Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming Person NCAVP Has Responded to in 2017

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) mourns the death of Ciara McElveen, a Black transgender woman, killed in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 27th, 2017. According to media reports, Ciara was found stabbed to death in the 7th Ward. Local media reports originally misgendered Ciara but local advocates and

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NCAVP Mourns the Homicide of Chyna Gibson, a Black Transgender Woman Killed in New Orleans, Louisiana; the 5th Reported Killing of a Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming Person NCAVP Has Responded to in 2017

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) mourns the death of Chyna Gibson, also known by her performing name, Chyna Doll Dupree, a Black transgender woman, killed in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 25, 2017. According to media reports, Chyna, a New Orleans native, was visiting for Mardi Gras and

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