Category Archives: Race

Justice for Asa Sullivan

People with mental health disabilities are four times as likely to be killed by police, according to the Department of Justice. Please help support the family of Asa Sullivan, who was killed by SFPD on June 6, 2006 in an … Continue reading

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Police Violence and Disability

Listen (28 min) In the consistent violent incidents between people with disabilities (often non-white) and police, the losers are almost always our disabled community members.  This week, we’ll be joined by: Jesse (DJ Quad) Morin, a Los Angeles area DJ, … Continue reading

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Sins Invalid – The Movie

Friday, August 1, 2- 3 pm PST on KPFA. A program busting though assumptions and stereotypes about sexuality and disability.  Our guests, the performance group Sins Invalid, make “an unshamed claim to beauty in the face of invisibility.”  They are … Continue reading

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Race and Disability

Listen (29 min) Black and brown people have always been present in the disability movement and some have played pivotal roles.  Yet our conversation about race is often pretty unsophisticated.  We’re a long way from truly supporting all our community … Continue reading

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Women with Disabilities in Nepal

Listen (29 min) Six years ago the traditional king of Nepal gave up the last vestige of his power and Nepal entered a period of intense transition. We talk about how women with disabilities in Nepal are faring with Nirmala … Continue reading

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Kiilu Nyasha

Listen 29 min You can’t do 40 plus years of activism and not be changed for the better, especially if you become a revolutionary on wheels.   This Friday, Aug. 30 at 2:30 pm Pushing Limits talks with Kiilu Nyasha, … Continue reading

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