Today we’re twice as thrilled to feature two tenacious advocates for our #DisabilityRightsInBlack series, Azza Altiraifi and Valerie Novack! Profoundly brilliant and courageously candid, these advocates strive each day to center the lived experiences of people of color with disabilities. Valerie is a disability policy researcher and Azza is a community builder and Mad Pride activist, the work of both advocates is deeply steeped in Disability Justice Principles. Check out this captivating conversation between Azza and Valerie which helps to deepen our series discussion on race, disability, pride and collective liberation.
Azza Altiraifi and Valerie Novack: Disability Rights in Black 2020