Categories Uncategorized 2/20/2020: #DisabledBlackHistory Post author By Cody Jackson Post date February 20, 2020 No Comments on 2/20/2020: #DisabledBlackHistory From 2018, by @VilissaThompson “Black disability history matters because without us putting our voices and very bodies on the line, the political and societal strides many of us take for granted would not have occurred.” #DisabledBlackHistory— Sins Invalid (@sinsinvalid) February 20, 2020 #DisabledBlackHistory We celebrate Black trans icon and AIDS activist Marsha P. Johnson today! Thank you, Marsha 🙌🏾 https://t.co/BJ9lmfIVyQ— Sins Invalid (@sinsinvalid) February 12, 2020 #disabledblackhistory On February 12, 1946, hours after being honorably discharged from the United States Army, Woodard was attacked while still in uniform by South Carolina police as he was taking a bus home.He was just 26 years old. pic.twitter.com/VtBfbhRsPS— Ola Ojewumi (@Olas_Truth) February 18, 2020 When you read about Sojourner Truth today, remember everything she accomplished after freedom was accomplished as a Disabled Black Woman." #DisabledBlackHistory https://t.co/IFymL4tDE8 pic.twitter.com/7Hs5dFqzYO— Sins Invalid (@sinsinvalid) February 15, 2020 Brad Lomax, disabled member of the Black Panther Party, is #DisabledBlackHistory! https://t.co/W6fUJFaUSj pic.twitter.com/4OVIkZ2935— Sins Invalid (@sinsinvalid) February 20, 2020 We need you! Sign this petition to get the Smithsonian to create a #DisabledBlackHistory exhibit! It takes less than 30 seconds – sign it here: https://t.co/UzgYB1xMDn— Getting Hired (@gettinghired) February 19, 2020 Today would have been the 86th birthday of Black Lesbian Feminist Mother Warrior Poet, Audre Lorde. Happy birthday, Audre! #DisabledBlackHistory pic.twitter.com/SBd5m0GsRf— Sins Invalid (@sinsinvalid) February 18, 2020 "It seemed the most affronting thing I could be as a disabled Black woman, was sure and loving towards myself."Thank you for your brilliance, as always @Imani_Barbarin #DisabledBlackHistoryhttps://t.co/5NHaPCzgc6 pic.twitter.com/ytvi1DlwBm— Sins Invalid (@sinsinvalid) February 7, 2020 Henrietta Lacks' story "reflects the inherent contradiction between the stated purpose of medical research to provide benefit to human kind and the reality of blatant profiteering in the name of the advancement of science." #DisabledBlackHistory https://t.co/RtFXnVN0Kg— Sins Invalid (@sinsinvalid) February 17, 2020 #disabledblackhistory Missy Elliot's Disabilities: a hyperthyroidism disorder known as Graves' disease. She was diagnosed after she nearly crashed a car from having severe leg spasms while driving.Bonus Fact: Missy Elliot still deals w/ shyness despite being a famous musician. pic.twitter.com/yXGhEQqNRk— Ola Ojewumi (@Olas_Truth) February 15, 2020 Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related By Cody Jackson Cody Jackson is a PhD student in rhetoric and composition at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. View Archive → ← 2/18/2020: “Reconfiguring the Heroic Portrait of Harriet Tubman” by Janell Hobson → 2/25/2020: “Agitation” by Mel Y. Chen Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.