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Mic Daily: Betsy DeVos’ predecessor speaks out

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

Ciara Minaj Carter Frazier, a transgender woman, was found fatally stabbed in Chicago

Frazier's death comes less than two months after another black trans woman was killed in Chicago.

A timeline of the five black transgender women killed in Florida in 2018

“The transgender community in Jacksonville is frightened."

5 black trans women have been killed in Florida in 2018 — Londonn Moore Kinard, 20, is the latest

Three trans women have been killed in 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida, alone.

Shantee Tucker, a 30-year-old black transgender woman, killed in Philadelphia

The news of Tucker's death comes amid a deadly week for trans women.

Two black transgender women — Vontashia Bell and Dejanay Stanton — were killed the same day

Vontashia Bell and Dejanay Stanton were both killed Thursday.

Sasha Garden, 27-year-old transgender woman, killed in Orlando

"This world can be very cruel, and it can be very cruel to us trans girls.”

A trans woman was just killed in Jacksonville, Florida — the city’s third trans homicide this year

Advocates fear trans women are being targeted in Jacksonville.

Antash’a English, transgender woman, fatally shot in Jacksonville, Florida

On her Facebook page, English described herself as “a very independent transgendered woman ... who thrive[s] on being the best person I can be.”

2 transgender women found dead in Dallas just days apart

"We want a solution to this, we want to feel like our lives have value."

Transgender woman Sasha Wall fatally shot in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

Wall's friends posted messages on social media, mourning her loss.

Transgender woman Amia Tyrae reportedly killed in fatal Baton Rouge shooting

"Our trans lives matter ... We are living, loving people.”

Transgender woman Celine Walker fatally shot in Jacksonville, Florida

Local media and officials repeatedly misgendered Walker.

Transgender woman Tonya Harvey fatally shot in Buffalo, New York

Harvey is at least the third transgender woman killed in the U.S. in 2018.

Transgender woman Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien killed in first reported trans homicide of 2018

Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, 42, was found dead in her home.
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Transgender woman shot and killed in Houston

The victim was 26, local outlets reported.

Transgender artists of color speak on reclaiming their resilience in powerful art project

A look at the empowering artwork reshaping the narrative around transgender lives.
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Candace Towns, transgender woman, fatally shot in Macon, Georgia

Towns is at least the 23rd transgender person killed so far in 2017.
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Stephanie Montez, transgender woman, found shot and killed in Texas

Montez is at least the 22nd transgender person killed so far in 2017.
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Derricka Banner is at least the 20th transgender person killed so far in 2017

Derricka Banner, 26, was found dead in a vehicle early Tuesday morning.
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TeeTee Dangerfield is the 16th transgender person of color killed this year

Dangerfield was found shot in her car early on Monday morning.

On Trans Day of Remembrance, we must do much more than remember

With the trans community finding its voice, the movement must prevent violence rather than simply memorialize victims.

International Transgender Day of Visibility 2016: 7 Inspiring Quotes About Transitioning

Here are seven inspirational quotes from inspirational transgender people for International Transgender Day of Visibility.

These 11 Murder Victims All Have One Thing in Common

These names should not be forgotten.

Watch This Trans Model Explain the Inspiring Reason She Finally Came Out

Geena Rocero brings transgender activism to the TED main stage for the first time in the series' history.

What a 17-Year-Old Learned From Teaching Adults Trans 101

Older generations have a lot to learn about my community, but the kids are alright.