Didi Roberts on the experience of being in the Bay Area shortly after 504
In this oral history interview, Didi Roberts recounts what it was like to be in the Bay Area shortly after the 504 protests, her role in the disability rights movement, and her experiences as a disabled woman of color.
- 1970s; San Francisco Bay Area
- Spring 2014
- Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
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