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BB! Memphis Kicks Off Avenge Duanna Campaign
November 24, 2008, 9:07 am
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Early this morning Bash Back! News received this communique:

Bash Back! Memphis Kicks Off Avenge Duanna Campaign

In the evening hours of Saturday, November 22nd, anonymous
BB! Memphis operatives called in to request that a hearse,
a casket, and a dozen pink daisies be delivered to Officer
Bridges McRae, Duanna Johnson's attacker, as he dressed for
church on Sunday.

A note attached to the flowers read;

"See you soon...
-Duanna
BB!"
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Officer Bridges McRae is responsible for beating Duanna
Johnson with handcuffs and fists just months prior to her
"mysterious" death. It is clear that McRae and others in
the notoriously anti-trans/queer Memphis Police Department
had it out for Duanna. Bash Back! News, clandestine queers,
and above ground activists know that the MPD murdered Duanna.
Anyone who denies this fact is living the bubbble that Bash
Back! is dedicated to bursting.

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that’s awesome Memphis! very creative. was the stuff actually delivered?

Comment by RIP Duanna November 24, 2008 @ 6:05 pm

Yes.

A little birdy told us:

The flowers arrived first. McRae seemed confused and slightly angry after the note was read, and took the flowers inside. Within 45 minutes, the hearse and casket arrived. The hearse driver knocked on the door to alert McRae his casket had arrived as two henchmen began preparing the casket to be carried inside.

When McRae answered the door, he was clearly very angry and began threatening physical violence towards the hearse driver.

Comment by BB! Memphis November 24, 2008 @ 8:09 pm

WAY TO GO MEMPHIS! Y’all are an inspiration! We are so impressed! Looking so forward to your future actions.
Than for doing this, for all us trannies!!!

-BB! Lansing!

Comment by BB! Lansing November 24, 2008 @ 8:53 pm

Good job! That is AWESOME.
Fuck this pig.

Comment by lol November 24, 2008 @ 11:45 pm

you all are awesome!! thank you!
<3

Comment by a friend November 25, 2008 @ 5:10 am

Creative and inspiring! Y’all rock.

Comment by radqueer November 25, 2008 @ 10:26 pm

WTG Bash Back. All you are awesome. I’m in California and I am one fed-up Queer.

Comment by Infamous November 26, 2008 @ 1:44 am

Whoa ya’ll have seriously brought it. philly thought they brought it pretty hard but ya’ll did it with style. Lot’s of hearts full of glitter sending your way.

Comment by In awe November 27, 2008 @ 4:17 pm

this is great!

check out an art action i did in boston around transgender murders:
stitchingtentacles.wordpress.com

Comment by adee November 27, 2008 @ 5:21 pm



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