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Black #Disability History: Leroy F. Moore Jr., Poet, Krip-Hop Artist, and Community Historian

Leroy F. Moore Jr. (1967 – ) Leroy F. Moore Jr. is an African American writer, poet, activist, and community historian. He was born with cerebral palsy to an activist family in New York, and from the beginning has been … Continue reading

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Charter Day – Howard University and Its Disability History

by Patrick Cokley for the Lead On Update There is a little known story concerning Frances Perkins – the first woman Cabinet member and the longest serving Secretary of Labor. She was appointed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and was responsible … Continue reading

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