Despite Anti-Gay Graffiti, Media and Police Ask the Wrong Questions in Teen Athlete’s Murder

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By Mecca Jamilah Sullivan I didn’t know Tayshana Murphy was gay. I’m from Harlem, and I like to think I’m tapped into important conversations among New York’s LGBTQ people of color communities. I learned of 18-year-old Murphy’s murder early on September 11th of this year—heard about it, in fact, from an auntie of mine before […]