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Ep96: Discrimination and Disabled Profiling with Leroy Moore, Jr.

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The Yvonne Pierre Show welcome Leroy F. Moore Jr. a black writer, poet, hip-hop music lover, community activist and feminist with a physical disability, Cerebral Palsy (CP). He has been sharing his perspective on identity, race & disability for the last thirteen years or so. His work began in London, England where he discovered a Black Disabled Movement which help led to the creation of his lecture series; 'On the Outskirts: Race & Disability. Leroy is Co-founder of the Sins Invalid performance project and its Community Relations Director.  Leroy is also a contributing writer and performer for many Sins Invalid shows.  He is also the creator of Krip-Hop Nation and produced Krip-Hop Mixtape Series.  With Binki wio of Germany and Lady MJ of the UK started what is now known as Mees with Disabilities, an international movement.  Leroy formed one of the first organizations for people of color with disabilities in the San Francisco Bay area that lasted five years.  He is associated with the National Black Disability Coalition.  Leroy was Co Host of a radio show in San Francisco at KPOO 89.5 FM, Berkeley at KPFA 94.1 FM.  Since 1992 Leroy has write for the San Francisco Bayview Newspaper.    He has studied, worked and lectured in the field of race and disability concerning blues, hip-hop, and social justice issues in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and South Africa. Leroy is one of the leading voices around police brutality and wrongful incarceration of people with disabilities and has studied, worked and lectured in the field of race and disability concerning blues, hip-hop, and social justice issues in the US, UK, Canada and the Netherlands. Leroy has won many awards for his advocacy.  For more information about Krip-Hop Nation or Leroy Moore, visit http://poormagazine.org/krip_hop also check him out on Facebook at  https://www.Facebook.com/LeroyFMooreJr

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