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A Juneteenth Memory

My first involvement with the Civil Rights Movement came in 1955 when my dad was assigned as the clergyman to an all African -American Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas. We were the only White family in an all Black Church. … Continue reading

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Statement To The Texas Governor’s Committee On People With Disabilities – June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019 Texas Governor’s Committee On People With Disabilities Aaron W. Bangor, Chair 1100 San Jacinto Austin, Texas 78701 Sent via email to: gcpd@gov.texas.gov / Nancy.VanLoan@gov.texas.gov Comments For June 11-12, 2019 Meeting Of Texas GCPD Dear Chair and Committee … Continue reading

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Criminalizing People With Disabilities: The Ugly Face Of Anti-Civil Rights Legislation In The USA

The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, H.R. 620, was first introduced by Republican Texas Congressman Ted Poe several years ago and opponents of disability civil rights have kept it kicking around in the halls on Congress since then. … Continue reading

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My Public Comment To The National Council On Disability Quarterly Meeting July 28, 2016

To the members of the National Council On Disability, The connections between disability and poverty can be seen in people with disabilities in various ways such as in the limitations of equal economic opportunity to those born with disabilities and … Continue reading

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Me and Bob, 1965 – An Interview With A Trapeze Artist

Time is such a funny thing; half a century can happen before you realize it, and then a photograph brings it all back home. There we are, me and Bob, at a cozy press interview, Friday September 24, 1965, at … Continue reading

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Public Comment To The National Council On Disability, May 2016

Public Comment To The National Council On Disability May 6, 2016 Dear Members of the National Council On Disability and all in the disability community, The challenges which our community faces in our attempt to achieve the equality promised by … Continue reading

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White House Ignores Americans With Disabilities Act Complaint Request

September 5, 2014 Tanya Tyler White House Office of Public Engagement Disability Policy Advisor The White House Dear Ms. Tyler, This is an email sent almost a year ago, to the former White House Disability Policy Advisor, Claudia Gordon. I … Continue reading

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