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Krip Hop

Krip Hop is a project featuring people with disabilities inside and outside the music industry, locally and globally.

 

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The Tearing Down Of Black Disabled Movements, Constantly Starting Over

Hello people it is July 2020 & the disability community is tied up with the 30 anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act in the middle of COVID and police brutality.
 

To The Recent Media Requests, Eat My Disability

 
My 2009 poem, Eat My Disability, is now in 2020 my reply of the suddenness wake up of mainstream media and popular movement around police brutality and out of the blue connection to disability and don’t give me no intersectionality crap because if you know me then you know I’ve been on this issue since the police killing of Eleanor Bumpers in 1984 and I connected all of her identities back then, an elderly, Black, woman, with a mental health disability.
 

My Krip Kamp Story, Honoring Ms. Bev Jackson

Now that  Jim LeBrecht’s film, Crip Camp is out, I wanted to put my Crip Camp story out that started with a mirror that was named Beverley aka Bev Jackson, a director of United Cerebral Palsy Association and she was the director of Summer camp, Camp Harkness. Oh yeah Jackson like me was Black and disabled, same disability that I had cerebral palsy.
 
 

Broken Promises Before Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Now This: People with Disabilities

Today yes we are locked down if you have a home and as we wait once again to see if the people get bailouts many groups have been in this situation over and over. From democrats to republicans have so many broken promises toward people with disabilities going back to the 70’s..
 
 
- Rehabilitation Act of 1973 back it took protests across this nation to get the regulations signed and enforced.
 

From Leroy’s 1980’s Road to Radio To Today’s KEXU 96.1 FM Krip-Hop Radio @ Poor Magazine

 
The biggest joke in my youth in the late 70’s and 80’s was my goal to be a radio DJ because of my disability Cerebral Palsy I used to stutter. Yes, people like teachers, some family members, friends and counselor all laughed about the goal of being on the radio. Here is my story of my dream to be on the radio from 1980’s WCCC 106.9 FM Hartford, CT. to today with Poor Magazine’s KEXU 96.1 FM East Oakland, CA..
 
 
 

Avalanche: #SaveArnaldo

Arnaldo Rios Soto, Autistic, Nonspeaking, and Brown, is about to be evicted from his current group home.  
 
His crisis brought back a personal memory. So here is that brief, true, Kerima memory.
 

Are We Finally Breaking Out of The Religious Model of Disability: The Black Community

As Black disabled man living in the twenty-first century, who grew up in the disabled and Black community on the east coast in the 70’s and 80’s, I have seen how the Black community has been left behind in the disability movements, from civil rights that have led to disability pride, models of disability, disability arts/culture, and disability studies– leading to publications like newsletters to magazines to news articles to books to movies.
 

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