Tag: Black History Month

Yara Shahidi on What It Means “To Be a Black Girl”

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Yara Shahidi on What It Means “To Be a Black Girl”

“To Be a Black Girl” An open letter by Yara Shahidi Google is continuing their Black History Month celebration with their Google Arts & Culture Black History spotlight. In their 2nd installment activist & actress Yara Shahidi pays homage to a long tradition of Black women and changemakers in her open letter and video titled “To Be […]

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Highlighting African Americans with Disabilities in Honor of Black History Month

| February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Highlighting African Americans with Disabilities in Honor of Black History Month

  RespectAbility celebrates Black History Month by recognizing the contributions made by African American people disabilities.There are 5.6 million African Americans living with a disability in the U.S., 3.4 million of which are working-age African Americans with disabilities. Therefore, we would like to reflect on the realities and challenges that continue to shape the lives of African […]

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