Hi! As you probably know, February is known as Black History Month (and also as Black Futures Month).
It’s a time to collectively celebrate Black history and to imagine a world where Black people are free and self-determined. This time would not be complete without acknowledging the labor and excellence of Black disabled people, and their place in the necessary movement towards Black freedom.
At UCP, we’ve been seeing lots of great resources about being both Black and disabled. Here are some of them:
To our Black colleagues and customers, we see you and celebrate you! May this month be full of joy and connection.
And to our non-Black community reading this post: may all of us continue to learn, address anti-blackness behavior, make changes, and take action.