‘People are afraid to be Hispanic’: Trump visits an angry, grieving El Paso

President faces protests as he spends day at sites of mass shootings in Texas and Dayton, Ohio Donald Trump arrived in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon to pay tribute to the victims of one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent US history. But the president calls to stay away, as hundreds of residents gathered in the citys Washington Park, mere streets from the US-Mexico border, to denounce him.With much of Donald Trump, your racism, your hatred, your bigotry are not welcome here, Adri Perez of the El Paso ACLU said to the crowd. We must turn our grief into anger and our anger into action. The mood was somber yet resolute. Some got choked up when talking about …

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas

Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender women A week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her ordeal in the hope of raising awareness about violence faced by transgender women. This time I can stand before you whereas in other scenarios we are at a memorial, she said. A month later, Booker is being mourned. She was found, fatally shot, Kirk Myers, founder and chief executive of Abounding Prosperity, a Dallas organisation that aims to improve the lives of disadvantaged and marginalised black people. [It] was ultimately her fate. The group hosted a rally in support …