Happy Black History month! Highlighting William Dorsey Swann today, a former slave and drag queen who fought for freedom a century before Stonewall.

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Photo description: picture of Kristin Richardson Jordan, New York City Council candidate for District 9 Harlem (vote June 2021), front facing the camera and making eye contact. Her natural hair is out in an afro. She’s holding up her phone which is displaying a photo of William Dorsey Swann

https://www.thenation.com/article/society/drag-queen-slave-ball/?fbclid=IwAR1lQ7MeK878mEienpopVe3TZfBkoEeHaIXi0J-jknGUMjnOhim3PyHB_SI