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Black Disability in Resistance and Creating: Story Telling & Moore

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
12:00 pm1:30 pm

This presentation discusses what Black disabled resistance looks & sounds like through time. This presentation will go into ancestry stories, today’s Krip-Hop stories, and cultural work worldwide through book readings, songs, visual arts, videos and podcasts.

This presentation is hosted by activist, writer, poet, rapper, womanist, and radio programmer, Leroy Moore. Leroy founded Krip-Hop Nation (a movement that addresses ableism, or discrimination against disabled artists, esp. Black musicians marginalized because of racism AND ableism internationally). For more information on Krip-Hop, please visit the Krip-Hop Nation website. He is also the former cofounder of Sins Invalid. Moore wrote for I.D.E.A.L. Magazine, and since the 1990s, has written the column "Illin-N-Chillin" for POOR Magazine. He is also a longtime member of the National Black Disability Coalition.