On June 24th, B(QT)LM-Halifax will host a Vigil for Black Queer, Trans and Gender non-conforming (GNC) people lost to violence, including police violence. This includes Tony McDade, a Black trans man killed by police on May 27th and two Black trans women Riah Milton and Dominique “Rem’Mie” Fells who were killed within 24 hours of each other. As organizers point out, “The violence continued when they were all deadnamed and misgendered.”
As public debate rages about public space and memorialization, this is a chance to come and walk through the history together.
Margaret Kimberley’s talk takes place on the occasion of the Halifax International Security Forum. She will address the need for a strong anti-war movement on the left, the importance of building an anti-war Black grassroots struggle, and the intersections of race, war, poverty, and imperialism.