Category Archives: history

Marching for Justice

Happy holiday weekend, y’all! I wonder how many of you wanted to attend the January 21, 2017 Women’s March on Washington like I did. The logistics quickly made me realize that wouldn’t happen, but I stumbled on an alternative that … Continue reading

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The Art of Activism

I love my friend Patti Digh. She is someone who knows how to put feet on her beliefs and put them into action, as well as being able to tell stories of her life in a way that makes a … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Jeanne Hewell-Chambers on the 70273 Project

Between January 1940 and August 1941, German Nazis murdered 70,273 physically and mentally disabled people, calling them “a drag on the economy” and “social misfits” and “inferior”. Posters and public service announcements warned parents of the unpleasant consequences of exposing … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

I could have taken a day or two off before blogging again, since I’m not in one of the challenges for December. But I feel as if I have conquered some of the barriers I’ve had that have kept me … Continue reading

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Does The Red Thread Ever Break?

I’ll tell you all more about the loss of my friends that I mentioned a few days ago, but for now I feel the need to rewrite some of the narrative and point out some of the lies I believed … Continue reading

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Learning About the Invalid Corps….

Lead On Network supporter @DayAlMohamed is working to capture a lost piece of ‪disability and ‪veteran‬s’ ‪history‬. If you can, please donate and Share. I saw this on Facebook. I wouldn’t normally copy and paste, but this is such a … Continue reading

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