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The Lived Experience of Racism & Advocacy From an Incidental Activist: Tinu Abayomi-Paul

Monica Michelle is joined by disability activist and founder of Everywhere Accessible, Tinu Abayomi-Paul, creator of the popular hashtag #EverywhereAccessible. She is a survivor of Cancer and Chronic Pain, and she is a black woman.

*This episode was recorded back in 2020 but is still very topical today.


In this episode, Monica and Tinu discuss:

  • Affirmative Action: The Guidelines address what appears to be a conflict between the statutory prohibition against considering race, sex, and national origin in making employment decisions, and the need, often through affirmative action, to eliminate discrimination and to correct the effects of prior discrimination.  
  • First Nation Missing Girls & Laws / Father of Gynecology
  • Advice
  • Be clear, ask with an idea in mind
  • How to use and share your privilege to leverage help
  • How do we give people the rod
  • Company Activism
  • Color Blindness
  • How to amplify inclusion riders
  • What we can do to push the Black Voice forward: Create a day on the 13th to support Black artists, makers, and storytellers. On the 13th, companies should take the time to listen to their workers about what is needed within their companies.
  • Use Your Local Library
  • Getting Medical & Mental Help while Black
  • How Tech Workers can help
  • A Day for Black money to Black artists
  • Disability Access and Political Activism


The full transcript and all links mentioned can be found on the episode page on invisiblenotbroken.com Thank you and enjoy!

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