#SayHerName: Young Black Lesbian Named Kerrice Lewis Shot & Burned Alive in D.C.

HeadlineJan 09, 2018
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In Washington, D.C., members of the LGBT community are speaking out about the brutal murder of a young African-American lesbian named Kerrice Lewis. The 23-year-old woman was shot and burned alive in the trunk of a car on December 28, in one of the final homicides of last year. After minimal media coverage of the possible hate crime, residents and activists took to Twitter using the hashtag “#SayHerName” to mourn the death of Kerrice Lewis.

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