Explore and discover African Americans with disabilities from decades gone to present day that made an impact on disability rights, accessibility, and Black History.
Note: The resources provided below share various Black disabled experiences, issues and people within the Black disabled community, the content on these external links does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the Southeast ADA Center.
Celebrate Black History Month - February
Since 1976 in the United States, the month of February is recognized as Black History Month.
During Black History Month and throughout the year, celebrate and honor the contributions of African Americans with disabilities.
Tool Kits & Materials
History and Profiles of African Americans with Disabilities
Southeast ADA Center
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