Children with disabilities are people too. My wish for children with disabilities is we [the other] give our children the humanity they were born with.  Each child comes into our world with their “OWN” God given right to be treated as he/she want to be treated. People in their sphere of influence and education must…

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I have never participated in the elections process beyond voting until this year. This month I attended and participated in my first precinct caucus. I never participated before because I did not believe the process was fair, democratic, or inclusive. I do not have much faith in the democratic process, and less faith in politics…

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Do Black people with Disabilities Lives Matter?? Do Black lives matter? I submit to all, if Black lives matter; Yes Black people with disabilities lives matter as well. I pose the two questions because the answers are not as clear as one would like to believe. Black is a culture unto itself. It manifests itself…

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Letter to the Editors and Mr. Cirrus STOP THE MADNESS I am A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY. As a leader in my community I demand retractions on the articles written in your newspaper describing, abusing, and discriminating to persons with disabilities. Your paper reaches all corners of this state. The abusive language used referring to…

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A tale of Two worlds A few weeks ago I attended my 40 year High School Reunion. It was celebrated in St. Louis, Mo. where I was born and raised and of course attended high School.  It was an absolute fabulous three days with great events each day. I left St. Louis in September of…

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I am in the middle of my fifth decade of life. I acquired my disability at the age of two and one half years old. Living with a disability is a mighty challenge for anyone. My disability happened early in my life so I have always been a member of the disabled community. Identification as…

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