Walt Disney and Me (Black and Disabled)

Cinderella

By Cynthia Barram I have an incredible love-hate relationship with Mr. Disney. The first time my dad wheeled me and my chair into a theater we watched The Little Mermaid. The lyrics from Ariel’s “Part of Your World,” pierced me. She equated so much of being human and happy with walking. But before Ariel, no one had articulated … [Read more...]

‘Glee’ Casting Overlooks Disabled Actors for Wheelchair Episode. Is This a Surprise?

Arty of 'Glee'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The glee club members twirl their wheelchairs to the tune of "Proud Mary" and in joyful solidarity with Artie, the fellow performer who must use his chair even when the music stops. … [Read more...]