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Fighting the extreme prejudice towards people with Albinism in Tanzania

Monday, April 4, 2016In multiple African countries, prejudice is targeted at people with Albinism, the hereditary genetic condition that reduces pigment in the hair, skin, and eyes, and can sometimes cause visual impairments. In the East African country of Tanzania the persecution is…

Family of young man with Down syndrome awarded $150K in defamation case

Thursday, November 12, 2015In a first-of-its kind ruling, a federal jury has awarded $150,000 in damages to a family whose son with¬†Down syndrome was mocked and defamed online. In 2004, Adam Holland, a then-17-year-old, attended the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, a Nashville-based…

Sisters highlight problem of allies of people with disabilities not respecting language preferences

Tuesday, August 18, 2015In the ever-evolving world we live in, it is hard to always know the correct thing to say or do. This becomes even more complex in the area of personal identities and language preferences. However, the overall idea is quite…