Nila Morton, a member of the Rho Zeta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., recently shot a powerful video on ways to truly show respect for people with disabilities.
She captured this video to speak about her life experiences as a disabled college student, and her thoughts on what society’s perception of her is.
The intent of the video is to educate people about how to approach people with disabilities, and break those stereotypes that society has about people with disabilities. At the end of the day we are all human and our ableism’s and disabilities shouldn’t define us.
Nila does an excellent job of creating scenarios in which you have to step outside of your typical thought process, and really reflect. Weekly routines and activities that we all have can be made awkward or uncomfortable by a person’s lack of respect, awareness, or genuine care.
Nila really conveyed the message that people with disabilities are capable, competent, and most importantly human beings with emotions.
Human beings that do not want pity, just genuine respect in all aspects of life.
We urge you to take a few minutes out of your day and watch this video. Reflect on ways you can improve your general behavior towards ALL fellow human beings. Causing divisiveness is not something we should be encouraging or practicing in our lives.
Start fresh and get a new perspective with this video below:
Share this on Facebook and remind someone of this message today. This deserves to go VIRAL!
History1 week ago
Watch the Founders of Iota Phi Theta Open Up About the Purpose of the Fraternity
Deltas6 days ago
Joe Biden’s Minnesota Communications Director Is a Delta Sigma Theta Soror From Howard University
Alphas4 days ago
Alpha Phi Alpha Brothers From Flint Launch Company That Uses Tech To Provide Clean Water Solutions
Kappas3 days ago
The Kappas at North Carolina A&T Just Set The Standard For 2020 Chapter Highlight Videos
AKAs4 days ago
Alpha Kappa Alpha Just Raised Over $1.3 Million for HBCUs in 24 Hours
Step Shows5 days ago
Watch The Yard Partners With Stomp Wars For Virtual HBCU Homecoming Experience
Activism4 days ago
Phi Beta Sigma Issues Statement on The Breonna Taylor Verdict
Alphas6 days ago
Alpha Phi Alpha Releases Statement On The Passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg