CRT, information, and disability: An intersectional commentary.
Authors: Vaden, Mondrea (Mondo)
Article Type: Other
Abstract: Grounded in my perspective as a deaf, Black, and trans librarian who has worked in many Library and Information Science (LIS) roles, I argue in this paper that information scientists and professionals could close the gap in representation and information access by applying a knowledge of intersectionality to our work. I make the case for this by presenting examples of three Black historical “hidden figures” who shaped life as we know it in the USA, highlighting the erased dimensions of their lives as disabled people. Despite this geographical setting, these intersectional counter stories are relevant to addressing local areas of … Show more
Keywords: Intersectionality, CRT, diversity, equity, inclusion, DeafBlackTrans, disability, intersectional librarianship
Citation: Education for Information, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 339-346, 2022