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Leader Blog Biko

Transgender Day of Remembrance

My name is Cherno Biko and I am a human rights advocate. Earlier this year, when I was appointed to serve as the co-chair of the New York City Council Young Women’s Advisory Council, we launched a campaign titled “She Will Be ______”. All I had to do was fill in the blank and the only thing I felt justified …

Leader Blog Rogers1

The Revolution Will Not Be Overly Conceptualized

I did not attend the recent 20th anniversary celebration of the Million Man March: Justice or Else convening that took place in Washington, DC on October 10, 2015. When asked why I was not attending I asserted “as a Black Queer Woman, it is self care for me to not deliberately put myself in spaces where I am not seen …

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