disabilities

Laura Flanders Show: Ableism Out, Independent Living Now!

Laura Flanders Show: Ableism Out, Independent Living Now!

September 10, 2018

On July 26th, America marked the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). ​Celebrating ​#ADA28 alongside disability activists​ allows us to revisit the story of how disability came to be a civil right, even as it was pathologized and co-opted into ableist narratives. How can we make this not a conversation about ability,…

Students and Teachers Defend Education

January 9, 2014
Student activist Tre Murphy: Eric Holder and Arne Duncan’s call for less use of zero-tolerance policies is a good start but much work remains to reign in the use of law enforcement in public schools