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Photo of the day: CeCe McDonald released from prison

TweetCeCe McDonald was released from prison today, almost a year before originally expected. CeCe was arrested and faced an unfair trial for defending herself and her friends from a racist and transmisogynist attack. That’s CeCe in the photo above — and yes, that’s Orange is the New Black star and all around badass Laverne Cox [...]
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CeCe McDonald will be released this month

Tweet Transgender activist CeCe McDonald is scheduled for early release from her 41 month prison sentence for manslaughter according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections. In the spring of 2011, McDonald and a group of friends, all of color, queer and allied, while walking to a 24 hour store were verbally accosted by a group [...]
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CeCe McDonald on Trayvon Martin and racism in the system

TweetTrans activist CeCe McDonald, who is serving a 41-month prison term for the stabbing death of a man after defending herself and her friends from a racist and transphobic attack, recently wrote a powerful post about racism in the criminal justice system. Comparing her case and Trayvon Martin’s, she notes that she’s the lucky one. I [...]
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CeCe McDonald vs. Pussy Riot: Political Imprisonment and Perspective

Tweet Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest [...]
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Lessons in intersectionality: Gender warrior Leslie Feinberg arrested while protesting CeCe McDonald’s incarceration

Tweet“My life has been a constant roller-coaster ride, with all its loops and deep dives. But I refuse to let these rides make me feel that I have to back away from my own pursuit of happiness.” — Cece “Honey Bea” McDonald “CeCe McDonald survived a fascist hate crime; now she’s sentenced as she struggles [...]
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