Monica Roberts cause of death – Monica Roberts dead : obituary – tributes
- Date of death: October 5, 2020
- Age: 58-year-old
- Cause of death: unconfirmed
How did Monica Roberts die?
According to social media chatter, journalist and TransGriot creator Monica Roberts has passed. The details of Roberts’ death have not been announced.
Imara Jones, an activist and producer, was the first to tweet the news.
“I’m shocked at the sudden loss of [Monica Roberts,]” she wrote. “For trans journalists she was a pioneer and an essential North Star. I know so many of us will be deeply saddened by her passing.”
I’m shocked at the sudden loss of @TransGriot. For trans journalists she was a pioneer and an essential North Star. I know so many of us will be deeply saddened by her passing. #BlackTransLivesMatter @TransJA @translashmedia https://t.co/z0mkeDfsYT
— imarajones (@imarajones) October 8, 2020
Monica Roberts Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page
The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements.
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Monica Roberts tributes
Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.
Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.
“Saddened to hear the news that Ms. Monica Roberts passed this week,” Raquel Willis, director of communications for the Ms Foundation, tweeted of the news. “She was such a powerful force for Black trans journalism and I was honored to feature her expertise in last year’s [Trans Obituaries Project.] Her work and brilliance live on through us.”
Saddened to hear the news that Ms. Monica Roberts (@TransGriot) passed this week. She was such a powerful force for Black trans journalism and I was honored to feature her expertise in last year's #TransObituariesProject. Her work and brilliance live on through us. #RestInPower pic.twitter.com/FfiYhhj1Co
— Raquel Willis (@RaquelWillis_) October 8, 2020
“As I type this, tears are filling my eyes, my best friend my sister, my role dog Monica Roberts was called home to glory on Monday,” Dee Dee Watters wrote to Facebook, breaking the news there. “I’ll provide details soon! Just please check on each other and please don’t ask me what happened!”
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