Welcome to the website of The National Black Disability Coalition (NBDC)

NBDC is the nation’s organization for all Black disabled people.  Membership and partners includes Black disabled organizations, disabled people, parents, family members, faith based, non-profits, and academic and policy leaders.

Founded in 1990, in response to the need for Black disabled people to organize around mutual concerns, NBDC is dedicated to examining and improving; community leadership, family inclusion, entrepreneurship, civil rights, service delivery systems, education and information and Black disabled identity and culture through the lenses of ableism and racism. Select here for welcome video.


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WASHINGTON – The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is calling for all new and returning Members of Congress—including floor, committee, and subcommittee leaders—to use the season of filling open staff positions for the next Congress to improve diversity.
"Members of Congress have a real opportunity to address the appalling lack of diversity among top staff in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate as they prepare for the 116th Congress," said Joint Center President Spencer Overton. "Over the next two months, new Membe...read more

Interview with Dr. Tommy Curry

by Leroy F. Moore Jr.

Leroy F. Moore Jr.:  I’m here with Dr. Tommy Curry, and I’m so glad to be talking to you about your work on Black males and your book “Man-Not.” I want to have a conversation more about your work in academia, your upcoming writing series on Black men with disabilities, and how your book, “Man-Not” deals with Black disabled men. So welcome, Tommy Curry.

Tommy J. Curry: Thank you so much for having me.

Leroy F. Moore Jr.:  Plea...read more


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