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COMMENTARY: Black trans women need the space to be listened to, supported

COMMENTARY: Black trans women need the space to be listened to, supported

After the brutal killing of George Floyd in May 2020, more people began waking up to the fact that Black lives matter. However, Black trans lives are often left out of the conversation when it comes to our needs, the rights we deserve or even how to support us so we have a voice. I’m…

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COMMENTARY: How Black classical musicians are building communities to support each other – National

Click to play video 'Jully Black and Mesha Brueggergosman on their new musical'

Music has been significant for many during COVID-19 isolation, and in these same months, Black musicians have amplified the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement. While pop or hip hop music are genres whose agility and responsiveness make them natural sites for popular commentary, this threatens to neglect other arenas of music-making. Story continues…

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