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.

Communication Disorders and the Justice System

Podcast: American Speech Language Hearing Association

Featuring: Howard University Professor, Shameka Stanford

Professor Stanford shares what she’s learned about cognitive-communication disorders and the school-to-prison pipeline.  She also talks about the work she does inside prisons.  

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For U.S. Children, Minorities Will Be The Majority By 2020, Census Says
By Bill Chappell
March 4, 2015


America is heading toward the day when whites will no longer make up the majority of the population. And U.S. children will get there soon, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report. The agency also says the overall U.S. population will grow older — and grow more slowly — in coming years.

By around 2020, "more than half of the nation's children are expected to be part of a minority race or ethnic group," the Census Bureau say...read more


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