New Book: For You BDYM (Black Disabled Young Men)
By Leroy F. Moore, Jr. - SoulfulMediaWorks is proud to announce one of their first new exciting projects of 2021. The project is with the groundbreaking and Wynn Newhouse Awards nominee, Leroy F. Moore, Jr. The book, For You BDYM (Black Disabled Young Men), describes issues of Black Disabled men from pride, sexuality, relationships, police brutality, dance, to music and art. Guest writers include Lateef McLoud, Ottis Smith, Keith Jones, Rob Da Noize Temple and more.
Leroy F. Moore Jr. , Founder of the Krip-Hop Nation. Moore became a key member of Poor Magazine in 1990 Moore where he began the column "Illin-N-Chillin" and hence became a founding member of Poor Magazine’s Homefulness and Decolonize Academy. Moore is one of the founding members of National Black Disability Coalition, and activist around police brutality against people with disabilities. Leroy began his own organization Disability Advocates of Minorities Organization and assisted others, Sins Invalid to Krip-Hop Nation. His cultural work includes the film documentary, Where Is Hope, Police Brutality Against People with Disabilities, spoken-word CDs, poetry books and children’s book, Black Disabled Art History 101 published by Xochitl Justice Press.