Tameka Citchen-Spruce is a disability justice activist for disabled Black, Indigenous and People of Color. She is a Detroit native, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Oakland University. Because of the combination of her journalism knowledge, and activism she learned the importance of telling a person's story. Her short film, Justifiable Homicide, has been nominated and won an award and her My Girl Story documentary has been selected for film festivals.
Tameka has been advocating for over 15 years for access to affordable and accessible housing, fighting against voting oppression towards people with disabilities, racial and gender injustices, and health equity.
She is a member of Warrior on Wheels since its inception 12 years ago. Warrior on
Wheels of Metropolitan Detroit was founded by Lisa Franklin. Tameka works part-time at Beaumont Health, Healthy Dearborn.
Tameka loves telling stories that give a voice to people and advocating for the rights of people with disabilities. Another important role in her life is being a wife and a mother to two young children.