The Whitewashing of Disability: Trolls, #DisabilityTooWhite, and The Fight for Proper Representation | Keah Brown


I am not a stranger to hate on the Internet.

You can ask any person of color on almost any social media platform, and they will tell you the same. I am, however, new to the hate from trolls in mass amounts in a short time period. These new, particular trolls are a result of tweets that I made in support of the#DisabilityTooWhite

Started by Vilissa Thompson (@VilissaThompson), founder of Ramp Your Voice!, disability rights consultant and advocate, and blogger, the #DisabilityTooWhite hashtag was created to outline and showcase the racial disparities in disability representation and care.

In support, I tweeted out the following things:

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