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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.

NARRATIVE LINK:

https://www.ndrn.org/resource/drib2020-ever-lee-hairston/

YOUTUBE LINK:

https://youtu.be/uaydGCb92Nc