Day 10 - Last Words: Mya Hall
Mya Hall, unknown - 2016
The morning of March 30, 2016, transgender sex workers Mya Hall and Brittany Flemming were driving a stolen Ford Escape through Baltimore, Maryland. Hall made an errant turn that led to an entrance of the National Security Agency at Fort Meade. She drove the car through NSA gates as police officials began shooting into the vehicle.
The car accelerated and collided with a police cruiser. Fleming was wounded in the incident. Mya Hall was killed. Her last words are unknown.
In the early 1970s James Baldwin gave a speech in Britain to protest Black children being put into "subnormal" schools. A woman from the crowd cried out, and Baldwin responded to the crowd with these words: