Oral History of Bryanna Jenkins
Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries
Bryanna A. Jenkins discusses her rich experience as an activist and a lawyer working for trans rights in Baltimore. She centers her story around the 2015 Baltimore Uprising, discussing the uprising itself and its impact on black queer and trans communities in Baltimore. She ends on a note of hope for a joyful and just future. This oral history was conducted by undergraduate students enrolled in Dr. Joseph Plaster’s Queer Oral History course, which was taught at Johns Hopkins University in spring 2022.