Book reading & conversations on police brutality against disabled people of color

Now, the Apr 7th event will take place at Jane Addams Hull-House Dining Hall at UIC.

Police Brutality against Disabled People of Color: Reading of BLACK KRIPPLE DELIVERS POETRY & LYRICS

Thursday, April 7th
5:00-7:00pm
Jane Addams Hull-House Dining Hall at UIC
800 S Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60607
(Cross streets: S Halsted and W Polk St)

Please join Leroy Franklin Moore Jr., aka The Black Kripple (Author of Black Kripple Delivers Poetry and Lyrics) and Timotheus Gordon Jr. (Local autistic self-advocate, event photographer, and writer) for book reading and conversations on police brutality against disabled people of color.
  
Friday, April 8th
6:30-8:00pm
Access Living
115 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60654
(Cross streets: W Chicago Ave and N LaSalle St)

Please join Leroy F. Moore Jr. for book reading, screening of Krip-Hop music videos on police brutality against disabled people of color. Barak adé Soleil (Disabled artist of color) is joining Leroy for conversations on intersectionality. 

These events are free and open to the public. 
ASL interpretation and personal assistants will be provided. 
Both locations are wheelchair accessible. 
Please refrain from wearing scented products.

For further accommodation questions and requests, please contact Akemi Nishida at

Both events are brought to you by UIC’s Department of Disability and Human Development, Gender and Women’s Studies, African American Studies, UIC Disability Resource Center, Social Justice Initiative, Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities; Bodies of Work: Network of Disability Art and Culture and Access Living


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