Hear what southern gothic musician Mindie Lind means by “cripp culture”
Thursday, February 18, 2016
By Emily Pate
By Emily Pate
In this podcast episode, we discuss how music can be used to share the experiences of people with disabilities. Joining us is musician Mindie Lind. Known for her soulful southern gothic music, Mindie is an ardent advocate of “cripp culture,” and uses her music to convey her feelings about societal views towards disability and her own experiences.
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