MW #359: In light of last night's events in Washington DC, here is a short look at how PROTEST helped ensure the passage "Americans with Disabilities Act." In 1990, 1,000 people marched to demonstrate their humanity and the need for laws to provide provisions and protections for all Americans. 60 people left their wheelchairs and dragged themselves up the steps of the Capitol building, including one very brave girl.
music by Jan Garbarek Trio, "Anthem"
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*contains sections of an interview from Alie Ward's "Scorpiology" podcast