“Ism” is Code for Supremacy

Ableism and racism stem from the same root

green grass holding a bright pink sign with wheelchair icon and an arrow pointing to the right, indicating a step free path
Photo by Yomex Owo on Unsplash

While White America was reckoning with the realization that the Matrix does not exist and that our entire infrastructure is built from the bones of slavery (figuratively and literally), I have spent the past few months following influencers in the disability community and having an epiphany of my own.