Police Brutality against Disabled People of Color: Reading of BLACK KRIPPLE DELIVERS POETRY & LYRICS, April 7th and April 8th

Police Brutality against Disabled People of Color: Reading of BLACK KRIPPLE DELIVERS POETRY & LYRICS

Thursday, April 7th
5:00-7:00pm
Pop Up JUST Art (PUJA) of UIC
1255 S Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60607
(Cross streets: S Halsted and W James M Rochford St)

Please join Leroy Franklin Moore Jr., aka The Black Kripple (Author of Black Kripple Delivers Poetry and Lyrics) and Timotheus Gordon Jr. (Local autistic self-advocate, event photographer, and writer) for book reading and conversations on police brutality against disabled people of color.

Friday, April 8th
6:30-8:00pm
Access Living
115 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60654
(Cross streets: W Chicago Ave and N LaSalle St)

Please join Leroy F. Moore Jr. and Barak ade Solel (Disabled artist of color) for book reading, screening of Krip-Hop music videos on police brutality against disabled people of color, and conversations on intersectionality.

These events are free and open to the public. Live captioning and personal assistants will be provided for Apr 7th event.
ASP and personal assistants will be provided for Apr 8th event. Both locations are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products.

For further accommodation questions and requests, please contact Akemi Nishida at nishidaa@uic.edu or (312)996-1792.

Both events are brought to you by UIC’s Department of Disability and Human Development, Gender and Women’s Studies, African American Studies, UIC Disability Resource Center, Social Justice Initiative, Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities; Bodies of Work: Network of Disability Art and Culture and Access Living