Spotlight: 3 Black Disabled Women You Should Know in 2021
Inaugural Poet. Writer. Speaker.
Amanda Gorman: Ted-Ed
“Using Your Voice is a Political Choice”
Author. Advocate. Public Speaker.
Imani Barbarin Interview with Christopher Gorham
Disability Rights Lawyer. Author. Speaker.
Haben Girma – Interview on New Day NW
Meet More Disabled Black People Speaking, Signing, and Tweeting In 2021
First Deaf Black female attorney in the United States. U.S Department of Labor. Former White House staff. Former vice president of the National Black Deaf Advocates.
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). Disability Rights Consultant, Writer, & Activist. Founder of & CEO of Ramp Your Voice!
Leroy Moore Jr.
Founder of Krip-Hop Nation, Co/Founder of Sins Invalid, Member of National Black Disability Coalition, Journalist & writer at Poor Magazine. Afro-Krip. Author.
Listen & Learn: Disability Rights Activists Speak
What is Intersectionality? By Intersectional Souls Project [YouTube; 6 minutes]
Leroy Moore Interview Black Disabled Activist, Dustin Gibson About Prisons & Police Brutality On PWD by Krip-Hop Nation [YouTube; 43 minutes]
Celebrating Black Disability Rights Advocates – National Disability Rights Network
How the Disability Fashion Styling System empowers people with disabilities to dress with dignity and self-reliance, TED X YCC
[YouTube; 16 minutes]
Read & Learn: Disabled Writers Write
(Alphabetical by author’s last name)
- The Call is Coming from Inside the House: White Supremacy and the Disability Community by Imani Barbarin for Crutches and Spice
- Black Deaf Culture Through the Lens of Black Deaf History by Benro Ogunyipe for the Described and Captioned Media Program
- It’s Time to Listen to Black Disabled People by Vilissa Thompson for Essence Magazine
- The Overlooked History of Black Disabled People by Vilissa Thompson for Rewire