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Another Trangender Murder: Is Anyone Paying Attention? | Care2 Causes #JusticeforBrandy

Another Trangender Murder: Is Anyone Paying Attention? | Care2 Causes #JusticeforBrandy

A 37-year-old transgender woman was shot to death in downtown Oakland last weekend, just a block from Frank Ogawa Plaza/Oscar Grant Park, the former site of Occupy Oakland. Brandy Martell was sitting behind the wheel of her car around 5:15 a.m. last Sunday, chatting with two friends, when one or two men walked up and began a conversation. A witness told ABC7 the conversation was cordial, but then a few minutes later, one of the men became angry and fired into the car right where Martell was sitting. From ABC7 : Until late last year, Martell worked as an outreach worker at the Tri-City Health Center in Fremont which serves the transgender and transsexual community. “When you don’t provide a space in society for people who you think are the other or different, especially transgender women, especially transgender women of color, when you don’t provide spaces for them to be in...

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