And this time, everyone—from massive corporations to celebrities to nonprofits—was sharing “Black Lives Matter” messaging. “They’ll put ‘Black Lives Matter’ on everything, do a number of Black Lives Matter events; they’ll put Black folks in their ads and tell them to come to the AIDS Walk,” Boykin says. All those organizations should do severe work around what it truly means to say ‘Black Lives Matter’ but not have Black lives actually representing you.”“Government agencies charged with ending the HIV epidemic have received billions of dollars, and organizations charged with providing vitally needed services have received millions of dollars. As a result, the Black Trans Fund is on track to award $500,000 in grants directly to organizations led by Black trans people on the ground. “I am unapologetically creating something for Black trans folks,” Rivera says of the Black Trans Fund.
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