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Heather Watkins: Disabled Black Women and the “Strong Black Woman” Stereotype

In this excerpt from the Disability & Philanthropy Forum’s Learning Series webinar on Disability and Lived Experiences of Communities of Color, disability advocate, author, and speaker Heather Watkins discusses the destructive effects of the “Strong Black Woman” stereotype on disabled Black women and illustrates why intentional communal care and support must replace the burdensome stereotype. Click here to view the full webinar.

Click here for a transcript of this video.