Transgender Homicides in Baltimore and Elsewhere Raise Alarm

Metro Weekly
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May 7, 2013

The New York-based National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) and the D.C.-based National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) are calling for action after recent killings of young transgender women of color. Both groups – who have partnered along with NCAVP member organizations Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO) of Ohio and Florida's SunServe Services, to raise awareness about the crimes, which include the April 3 murder of 29-year-old Kelly Young of Baltimore – released a joint statement May 2 calling on law enforcement solve the cases.