This week we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). One in five people in the United States lives with a disability — some visible, others less apparent, but all are underrepresented in media and popular culture.
The #DisabilityVisibility Project has published a book of essays by Disabled People of Color, Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the 21st Century (edited by Alice Wong), that examines what the law has and hasn’t done for this often overlooked group.
Learn more at: disabilityvisibilityproject.com/ada30/
#ADA30 #ThanksToTheADA #ADA30InColor
[image is the cover of the book Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the 21st Century edited by Alice Wong, showing 5 different color triangles – pink, purple, blue, grebes and yellow – overlapping each other.]