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DISABILITY RIGHTS IN BLACK 2023: EVER LEE HAIRSTON: FROM THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT TO THE DISABILITY RIGHTS COMMUNITY
It’s Day 18 of our #DisabilityRightsInBlack series and we are elated to celebrate Civil Rights activist Ever Lee Hairston!
Ms. Hairston is an advocate, motivational speaker and author of Blind Ambition: One Woman’s Journey To Greatness Despite Her Blindness.
A dedicated member of the National Federation of the Blind for over 33 years, Ms. Hairston began her activism marching alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and remains a steadfast supporter of social justice efforts.
Check out today’s video message for some enlightening words from this phenomenal woman.