What did Stacey Park Milbern have?
Disability Justice Pioneer Stacey Park Milbern Dies at 33 ×
As her friend and fellow activist Andraéa LaVant told KQED, by simply being herself Milbern “was centering intersectionality.” She had muscular dystrophy and came from a mixed-race family: her father is white and mother is Korean.
What disability did Stacey Milbern have?
“The world literally isn’t made to house us, it feels like sometimes,” said Ms. Milbern, who had muscular dystrophy. “So we get to be really creative problem solvers and, I think, aren’t constrained to boxes.”
Who coined the term disability justice?
In 2005, disabled activists of color Patty Berne, Mia Mingus, and Stacey Milbern launched the framework of “disability justice.” They did this to expand upon the “disability rights” movement, which established civil rights for people with disabilities.