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#DisabilityTooWhite

#DisabilityTooWhite; a hashtag created by Vilissa Thompson on Twitter to bring attention to the lack of racial diversity in disability representation. #DisabilityTooWhite does not intend to erase the struggles and the ableism that white disabled folks experience, it is merely addressing the issue that the intersection of race and disability is not often addressed and not often represented. #DisabilityTooWhite is a conversation that highlights how as minuscule as disability representation is already, disabled PoC (among other identities, disabled women, disabled LGBT folk, etc), their representation is microscopic.

Watch hat Annie Elainey has to say on the topic.

 

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