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Leroy's Suggestions on Police Brutality Against People with Disabilities Beyond Training.....

Yes I talk a lot about the problems so here are some of my suggestions toward police brutality against people with disabilities and who are Deaf.
 
SOME of My Suggestions:  So what can we do as a community more locally?
 
A. Switching the focuus from what police need to what the community needs.

The Responses To Krip-Hop's Track SSI Dollarz By Men In San Bruno Jail

Back in the late 90's I and Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia​ had the honor to present our work in San Bruno jail.  In July of 2017 I had another opportunity to present  my work, this time, Krip-Hop Nation under Poetry For the People's teacher Amalia Alvarez​. The men responded great to the videos, songs and talk all about Black disabled issues from Hip-Hop to police brutality but the spark was the song by Keith Jones​ and I entitled SSI Dollarz.  We ended the class by writing what they thought of the presentation and a cypher.

July is ADA Month However When It Comes to Police ADA Means?

Back in the 90's a group of us in the Bay Area, Idriss Stelley Foundation (ISF), POOR Magazine, Disability Advocates of Minorities Org, DAMO, Caduceus, Coalition on Homelessness and the San Francisco Bay View Newspaper got tired of seeing  more and more police shooting of Black & Brown disabled people.  We held rallies, open forums and talked to our political leaders but it kept on going on.   We realized back then that nobody were  collecting data on this issue except a very few activists.  
 

Is It Time To Look What We Provide Our Disabled Youth When State Violence Is At An All Time High?

Wait!  Since the late 80’s I’ve been protesting, advocating etc on police brutality against people with disabilities however today is totally different.  I am use  to reading and advocating for Black/Brown adults with disabilities but today our Black/Brown youth with disabilities are the growing cases of state violence in schools, on the streets, in group homes, locke

A Couple Gives Us A Superhero that Doesn’t Leave His Bed Physically, Graphic Novel: RECALL & GIVEN

Krip-Hop Nation:  Thank you  for agreeing to be interview.   This comic book, RECALL AND GIIVEN, is really about your relationship tell us how did you all meet and the turning points in this book.
 

In the White House, In the Community & Internationally, Ola Ojewumi, Give Her Views

  1. Leroy F. Moore Jr.:  You are a journalist, disability activist and Founder of ASCEND tell us why, when you enter these fields and some work that came out of them.

     

Magical Negro: From The Green Mile to Get Out: Black, Disability & Hollywood

The Magical Negro is a trope created by white people; the character is typically but not always "in some way outwardly or inwardly disabled, either by discrimination, disability or social constraint", often a janitor or prisoner.The character often has no past but simply appears one day to help the white protagonist.

Proposed budget cuts threaten millions of HUD subsidized low-income renters

Oakland - Tenant activists are urging low-income renters in HUD’s (Department of Housing and Urban Development) subsidized housing programs to contact their representatives during February 18 - February 26, to speak up in support of HUD’s subsidized housing programs. Massive budget cuts to the federal government are being proposed ranging from $6 trillion, to over $10 trillion during the next ten years. 

It's A..... I Need My..... (Poem)

I need my walker
I can’t hear
I can’t breathe
I need my asthma inhaler
 
Dawan Gordon dragged like sack of potatoes
Daniel Harris tried to communicate with his hands
Eric Garner shouted 13 times
Anthony D. Clark gasped for air
 
It’s a toy truck
It’s a clock
It’s a colostomy bag
It’s sign lanuage
 

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