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NCAVP mourns the death of Bubba Walker, a Black transgender woman in Charlotte, NC

NCAVP mourns the death of Bubba Walker, a Black transgender woman in Charlotte, NC whose life was tragically taken.

According to reports, Bubba’s life was lost in a house fire that is currently being investigated as a homicide. Bubba’s remains were found September 10th and the date of her death is currently unknown. Clarabelle Catlin, who knew her personally said Bubba was homeless at the time of her death and added, “She was a kind soul, She was always smiling and was a people person. She lit up everywhere she went and everyone loved her.” Our condolences are with Bubba Walker’s family and friends.

We know it can be hard to read these reports of violence against our communities. If you need support in these difficult times, you can always reach out to your local NCAVP memberIf you or someone you know is experiencing violence, you can reach our free bilngual national hotline at 212-714-1141 or report online for support.

NCAVP works to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence against and within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities. NCAVP is a national coalition of local member programs and affiliate organizations who create systemic and social change. NCAVP is a program of the New York City Anti-Violence Project.