Does Ty’s Life Matter? : The Betrayal of Silence Following the Murder of a Transgender Woman of Color


Ty Underwood. Most people don’t know her name. Most people don’t know her story. Most people would just prefer not to know and keep going on about their lives. I can’t. Last week, Ty Underwood was brutally murdered somewhere near 24th Street in North Tyler, Texas. In addition to the murder, Ty faced the numerous […]

Double Homicide Tonight: Racism Reigns in Texas


                The State of Texas killed Ray Jasper tonight.  Before his execution, Jasper wrote a letter describing what it was like to be a black man in the United States.  The statistics are startling.  Although black people make up 12.6% and white people make up 72.4% of the […]