discrimination Archive

  • Some obstacles are sometimes shameful, others are enraging: wanting to charge a full fee for a caregiver was akin to charging for a wheelchair, a service animal, or a similar assistive device.

    Life with Disabilities: Discrimination with Caregivers

    Some obstacles are sometimes shameful, others are enraging: wanting to charge a full fee for a caregiver was akin to charging for a wheelchair, a service animal, or a similar assistive device.

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  • Today is a rainy day, so he is forced to setup camp on a piece of cardboard just outside of the shopping area.  One side of his cardboard reads, "Will work for food."  The other is merely his chair.

    Paul in Leonard

    Today is a rainy day, so he is forced to setup camp on a piece of cardboard just outside of the shopping area. One side of his cardboard reads, "Will work for food." The other is merely his chair.

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  • I am very sorry to hear that, I said -- what else could I have possibly said to that?  What else could I have possibly said to a man who aside from not having sight, had also lost everything, absolutely everything, in a fire....

    Jesse

    I am very sorry to hear that, I said -- what else could I have possibly said to that? What else could I have possibly said to a man who aside from not having sight, had also lost everything, absolutely everything, in a fire....

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  • I still wake up in the middle of the night thinking, if only their hearts could be heard. If only all victims of violence, greed and hate could tell their stories without fear of prosecution, the world would be a different place.

    If their hearts could be heard

    I still wake up in the middle of the night thinking, if only their hearts could be heard. If only all victims of violence, greed and hate could tell their stories without fear of prosecution, the world would be a different place.

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  • Tonight, I went to Buffalo Wild Wings with my buddy to watch the Pistons game. As we were driving in, the guys in a car driving out yelled, “You niggers!” […]

    Why, o why?

    Tonight, I went to Buffalo Wild Wings with my buddy to watch the Pistons game. As we were driving in, the guys in a car driving out yelled, “You niggers!” […]

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