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    Interesting People I've Learnt About

    Why I Decided To Write About These Interesting People In Particular I had been meaning to do a post on the interesting people that I have learnt about in my classes so far for a while now. However, with everything going on right now I thought I would share some information about interesting African American people that I have learnt about. I admire the more famous figures that we hear about often but I thought I would also include some lesser known people because people who don’t study history may not have heard about them. Phyllis Wheatley (c. 1753-1784) I first heard/learnt about her in my American Enlightenment class. She…

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    What Everyone Expects Disabled People To Be Like

    Hello everyone, I am The Wheelchair Teen and I write a blog about my life as a black, disabled teenager: www.thewheelchairteen.home.blog. I was born with SPA-PN disease which means that I am permanently wheelchair-bound and have little control over my hands and fingers. But that doesn’t stop me from being a proud, strong and talented black young woman. I love sharing what my unique everyday life is like, as well as sharing stories of some of the challenges that I’ve encountered in life and how I’ve overcome them. I also write advice posts such as: Talking to Someone in a Wheelchair Dos and Don’ts and other posts introducing my readers…