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Until You Do Right By Me: Advocacy for Black Disabled Folk Thumbnail

As Black History Month comes to a close, I’m reminded that some of y’all are fake as fuck. Every February, as Black folk take the opportunity to be EXTRA in every way, my joyful extraness is often disrupted by the erasure – sometimes blatant or deliberate, often not – of Black disabled folk from Black [...]

Why White People Can’t Manipulate Me Into Publicly Condemning the Torture of the Man With Special Needs in Chicago Thumbnail

Over the summer, I read an article in the The Washington Post that left me seething. A Black high school student with “mental disorders including learning disabilities” had been sodomized by three white students at his high school in Dietrich, Idaho, a town described by the Post as a “predominantly white town of 334 people.” According to a lawsuit filed [...]

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