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Jazzaline Ware

25 Mar 2019
Memphis, Tennessee (USA)
Murdered

Jazzaline Ware
Jazzaline Ware [photo: www.facebook.com]

Jazzaline was found dead in her apartment. Her death is now being investigated as a homicide.

Jazzaline Ware, a Black transgender woman, was found dead in her Memphis apartment in March. Her death is being investigated as a homicide, according to The Advocate. “Our community in Memphis is mourning the death of Jazzaline Ware, a Black trans woman and beloved friend,” said the Transgender Law Center in a press release. Further details are unknown as of May 31, 2019.

There are also the times when discrimination turns deadly or nearly so. Jazzaline Ware, a Black transgender woman, was found dead in her apartment in Memphis a little over a month ago, and her death is being investigated as a homicide, Gore says. Then last week in Southaven, Miss., just across the state line from Memphis, a trans woman was shot in both legs with an assault rifle while trying to drive away from a Waffle House restaurant, she says. The woman, whose name has not been made public, is still hospitalized, and one man has been arrested in connection with the crime.

Jazzaline's Facebook profile is https://www.facebook.com/JazzyDaBoss. She was buried by her family on 5th April - the day before her birthday.

https://www.advocate.com/transgender/2019/5/14/transgender-south-new-study-shines-light-oppression

https://transgenderlawcenter.org/archives/14483

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2296222440417525&set=a.233963826643407&type=3&theater

https://www.facebook.com/donate/1359478714191726/2306486896057746/

Report added: 16 Jun 2019. Last updated: 16 Jul 2019

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