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.

I dream a Congress inclusive of disabled people.
I dream a Congress that must slow down to listen to their speech impaired colleagues.
I dream a Congress that relies on sign interpreters for communicating with their deaf colleagues.
I dream I will live long enough to see it.
I dream, I dream, I dream. 


Jane Dunhamn
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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

Interview with Dr. LaRon A. Scott   

by Leroy F. Moore Jr.

Leroy F. Moore Jr.: I am here with Dr. Scott. I have questions about your work, and your recently published paper. I want to begin with, why did you get into Special Education? And tell us about your graduate school experience.

LaRon A. Scott: So it’s interesting how I got into Special Education....read more

Interview with Dr. Subini Annamma

by Leroy F. Moore Jr.

Leroy F. Moore Jr.:  I’m here, interviewing Subini. I want to get right into it. I’d like to begin with your childhood. Why did you write the book, The Pedagogy of Pathologization of Dis/abled in School to Prison? Did it come from a personal experience?

Subini Annamma: Yes. You know, I started the book out telling the story of my brother, who was in and out of schools, from a really young age, was kicked out of several sch...read more


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