Khari Charles Jefferson

Published 7:37 pm Friday, March 15, 2019

Khari Charles Jefferson, 35, passed away at his home in Boston on Feb. 19, 2019.

Charles devoted his life to advocacy, spending the last 15 years working with non-profits to support the most vulnerable populations. He was the founder of Queeri in addition to playing an active role in Black Lives Matter Boston & Cambridge, Violence in Boston, BMEN Foundation, Black & Pink, and others.

Charles is survived by his mother, Beverly Jefferson; brothers, William and James; sisters, Ashley and Erica; godchild, Egypt Delgado; nieces, nephews and many friends.

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Services were held March 9, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Charles’s family will be hosting a celebration of life at the Vicksburg home of Fred and Sharon Causey on May 24, from 1-4 p.m. All who loved Charles are welcome.