It’s been more than 50 years since Black and Brown trans women led the revolutionary Stonewall Riots, fighting back against police brutality and discrimination and launching a movement for equality.
This OpEd first appeared on Cosmopolitan.
ACLU of South Carolina Joins Request for UN Investigation of the Escalating Situation of Police Violence and Repression of Protests in South Carolina and across the United States
Since the Minneapolis Police Department murdered George Floyd on May 25, law enforcement in South Carolina and across the nation have responded to non-violent protests against police violence with more violence.
This op ed was published by the Charleston City Paper on June 4, 2020.
We're Calling on Charleston Area Law Enforcement Leaders to Apologize for Using Excessive Force Against Non-Violent Protestors in Charleston Sunday
We sent a letter today to the leaders of law enforcement agencies whose officers participated in violent actions against non-violent protestors in Charleston on Sunday, May 31.