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image of Antoine Hunter, a self-described handsome, dark milk chocolate, African American Man. He has long Ebony dreadlocks hair tied to back leaving one deadlock on the side of his face which is close to his eyes. He has a full 1-inch long Ebony-colored bread and full brown lips. He is bare chested and his right hand is to the side of his face with his left hand touching his right forearm. His eyes look straight at you with honest spirit.

“Dying While Black and Brown”: Interview with Joanna Haigood and Antoine Hunter

Last year I met Antoine Hunter for an event I co-organized featuring Deaf and disabled artists. Recently, he introduced me to an amazing performance piece, “Dying While Black and Brown,” created … Continue Reading “Dying While Black and Brown”: Interview with Joanna Haigood and Antoine Hunter

Book jacket for "Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic: Care, choice, disability in the prenatal clinic." The title is in black text against a white background. There is an ultrasound machine with a monitor showing something indistinguishable on the left-side of the image. Next to the ultrasound equipment is an exam table. The author's name, "Gareth M. Thomas" is in black text below the title.

Interview with Gareth M. Thomas on Down Syndrome screening & reproductive politics

Below is an interview with Gareth M. Thomas, a sociologist at Cardiff University, UK. He is the author of a new book, Down’s Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, Choice, and … Continue Reading Interview with Gareth M. Thomas on Down Syndrome screening & reproductive politics