Disabled Women at the 4th World Conference on Women – 1995
Beijing, China. In conjunction with the UN conference a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Forum on Women was held from August 30 through September 7. Disabled women organizers strategically scheduled the First…
The Accessible Stall – Casual conversations and friendly arguments about both light and heavy everyday disability topics, with two good disabled friends who often have different takes on disability issues.…
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
This 2021 Oscar-nominated film features a group of teens with disabilities at a groundbreaking summer camp in the 1970s. The camp galvanizes the teens to help build a movement, forging…
The 504 Protests and the Black Panther Party
In April 1977, disability activists around the country held protests to fight for the passage of Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act. Section 504 of the Act stated that:…
Black Disabled Ancestors: by Leroy F. Moore Jr.
“We say that our ancestors are resting in peace but I argue that our Black Disabled Ancestors can’t rest in peace because their stories are incomplete and have a lot…
Intersectional Disability Resources
A great list of resources on intersectional disability – nonfiction, anthologies, websites, and podcasts – prepared by Alice Wong, Disability Visibility Project and posted on Reclamation Press.
The Overlooked History of Black Disabled People
By Vilissa Thompson, Rewire News Group What do Harriet Tubman, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Mary Davidson have in common? They were all important Black historical figures who made incredible strides in our nation’s ongoing struggle…
Black Deaf Americans: History, Culture, and Education
The University of Oregon’s Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) has an exhibit focusing on Black Deaf Americans. “Black Deaf people have one of the most unique cultures in the world.…