If there’s one thing that Elle Moxley, a Black liberation activist and artist, wants people to know about Marsha P Johnson, it’s that she’s not alive.

Moxley is the founder of the Black trans-led organisation Marsha P Johnson Institute, named after the Black trans campaigner, sex worker, mother figure for homeless queer youth and key figure of the Stonewall Riots.

She was only five when Marsha — P for ‘Pay It No Mind’ — Johnson died at 46 in 1992.

Since then, she has seen Johnson’s legacy soar as her calls for queer, racial and social justice gain recognition as if she was the new activist on the block.

Read more at Metro (UK) News

 

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