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Leroy Moore: Dear Black community
Leroy Moore uses the power of poetry to inspire Black community engagement in the struggle for healing and empowerment for Black ableism by building Black organizations, leadership and unity.
Black Chicagoans with disabilities stand solid against police terror
The activism of the late May Molina can be seen in two young Black disabled activists, Candace Marie and Timotheus Gordon Jr., of Chicago today living in the middle of not only the aftermath and protesting of the police shooting of Laquan McDonald, but also budget cuts in special education and the recent release of a Hollywood film, “Chi-Raq,” that have pointed the spotlight on Chicago.
Black history of 504 sit-in for disability rights: More than serving...
I hope the Black community in the Bay Area will share their stories of that time to finally tell the full story of our key involvement in the 504 sit-in and what came out of it that helped the Black disabled community and the Black community, covering all sides of the story – racism, ableism, a sense of accomplishment, self-pride, empowerment, frustrations etc. I’ve provided below some ideas on how to help with this exhibit.