Ensuring Authentic Representation of Black Disabled People in the Entertainment Industry

The protests taking place across America have illuminated the impact of racism on society. We must use this moment to recognize the pain of Black Americans and work together on fostering an environment of empathy and understanding. RespectAbility is committed…

Ensuring Authentic Representation of Black Disabled People in the Entertainment Industry

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The protests taking place across America have illuminated the impact of racism on society. We must use this moment to recognize the pain of Black Americans and work together on fostering an environment of empathy and understanding. RespectAbility is committed to supporting our partners who are working tirelessly to dismantle systematic and structural racism to ensure that every citizen has an opportunity to move the country forward and live out their true potential.

Authentic representation of marginalized populations on screen is vitally important as what people view on screen influences how they act in real-life. Therefore we invite you to learn from Black individuals with disabilities who are working to change this perception in the entertainment industry.

Download transcript and read speaker bios: https://www.respectability.org/2020/06/ensuring-authentic-representation-of-black-disabled-people-in-the-entertainment-industry/

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