Black History, Our stories: We Celebrate Marsha P. Johnson. One of the reasons we sit in our liberated glory today.

Posted: February 6, 2015 in *Celebration*, HIGH queer art, Our Stories, We remember

In from Solidarity, a Socialist Feminist anti racist organization.

Black history is queer history is revolutionary history! Marsha P. Johnson (1944-1992) was a leader of the Queer Liberation Movement in New York City for decades; from the Stonewall Rebellion to ACT-UP and many struggles in between. Johnson was a founder of S.T.A.R. (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries), a group that helped spearhead the militant demonstrations of the early 1970s. Johnson’s body was found in the Hudson River in 1992. Police claimed it was suicide but many activists strongly disagreed. Long Live the Rebel Spirit of Marsha P. Johnson!

Black history is queer history is revolutionary history! Marsha P. Johnson (1944-1992) was a leader of the Queer Liberation Movement in New York City for decades; from the Stonewall Rebellion to ACT-UP and many struggles in between. Johnson was a founder of S.T.A.R. (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries), a group that helped spearhead the militant demonstrations of the early 1970s. Johnson's body was found in the Hudson River in 1992. Police claimed it was suicide but many activists strongly disagreed. Long Live the Rebel Spirit of Marsha P. Johnson!
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