Trusting Disabled People to Narrate their Own Stories W/ Imani Barbarin

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Trusting Disabled People to Narrate their Own Stories W/ Imani Barbarin

EP 039 w/ Imani Barbarin (she/her), who is a writer and communications director, activist, actor, influencer, and creator of @crutches_and_spice. She shares her own trajectory from advocate to artist, and offers a master class in building accessibility from the ground up โ€“ trusting people to be narrators of their own stories, the imperative for on-screen representation, empowering collaboration over competition, and understanding our own limitations.ย 

Through it all, Imani is a deeply creative, warm, and empathetic person who knows how to get sh*t done. Looking to hone your anti-ableist lexicon? Eager to become a better community builder? Want to subvert toxic individualism? Want a list of amazing TV shows to watch asap? This episode has your name on it.


Taboo topics:

Disability stigma

Diversity within the disability community

Allyship and egos

Inadvertent stereotyping

Sanism


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