A rally is being held today to call for justice in a Trans murder case…
PLEASE rally to demand Justice for Transgender murder victim Islan Nettles
New York, NY — Everything Transgender in NYC (ETNYC) is calling on advocates and activists for transgender justice and allies in the greater New York City area to rally at the courthouse for Islan Nettles, tomorrow,Thursday March 31, 2016 at 9 a.m.
Last year James Dixon, a 24-year-old Brooklyn man was indicted on manslaughter and felony assault charges for the August 2013 fatal beating of ISLAN NETTLES, a beloved 21-year-old black transgender woman from Harlem. Ms. Nettles’ alleged murderer has confessed several times to the killing. His trial commenced on Wednesday March 30, 2016 at 9 a.m.
ETNYC believes that if a lot of people show up to the rally it will demonstrate that New York City cares about justice in the trial of Ms. Nettles’ alleged murderer.
Activist Jennifer Louise Lopez from ETNYC notes:
Visibility is key and the public must see…
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