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Black + Disabled In A White Country.

The other morning I did a visualization exercise (so relaxing) of me going to the city. I stepped out of my building, turned left then turned left again. I crossed the traffic lights and walked to the tram stop to wait for the tram. It is at this point I made an observation, no-one on… Continue reading Black + Disabled In A White Country.

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Accepting My Privileged, Discriminated, Minority Identity.

If there was one thing that was very evident from the BBC interview/programme is that I come from a life of privilege. My experiences of being disabled in Africa were completely different to those of the other guests. Whilst I spoke of attending private schools in Harare and studying in Australia, my fellow guests on… Continue reading Accepting My Privileged, Discriminated, Minority Identity.

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My Experience My Story !

I recently had a conversation that left me feeling a bit rattled. Without divulging too much information, i was basically told that i should not compare disability issues in my home country in Zimbabwe and Australia where i currently live because they are two different places and if people in Zimbabwe treat me badly it… Continue reading My Experience My Story !