Welcome to the website of The National Black Disability Coalition (NBDC)


NBDC is the nation’s organization for all Black disabled people.  Membership and partners includes Black disabled organizations, disabled people, parents, family members, faith based, non-profits, and academic and policy leaders.

Founded in 1990, in response to the need for Black disabled people to organize around mutual concerns, NBDC is dedicated to examining and improving; community leadership, family inclusion, entrepreneurship, civil rights, service delivery systems, education and information and Black disabled identity and culture through the lenses of ableism and racism. Select here for welcome video.

Noon – 5pm
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Arlington, Virginia

“The Gathering” is an event made up of people who have a shared vision to get to know others who work on Black disability issues with little to no support.  

Throughout the years while speaking with the Black disabled community NBDC realized there is a lack of opportunity where we can meet, share and support each other.  "The Gathering" will provide an opportunity to bond and break bread with one another; a time to heal from the struggle of the work. 

We hope you will join us in October.  ...read more

Interview with Dr. Tommy Curry

by Leroy F. Moore Jr.

Leroy F. Moore Jr.:  I’m here with Dr. Tommy Curry, and I’m so glad to be talking to you about your work on Black males and your book “Man-Not.” I want to have a conversation more about your work in academia, your upcoming writing series on Black men with disabilities, and how your book, “Man-Not” deals with Black disabled men. So welcome, Tommy Curry.

Tommy J. Curry: Thank you so much for having me.

Leroy F. Moore Jr.:  Plea...read more


Racial Diversity Among Top House Staff





Today, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released Racial Diversity Among Top U.S. House Staff...read more

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