Opinion: Hamtramck city attorney comments about disabled man is example of systemic ableism

10/11/21


“More than 275,590 disabled people live in Wayne County. It’s unacceptable to spend public resources from the county and some of its most populous cities to pay for legal representation that clearly doesn’t serve the best interests of all residents. Every public entity that employs Allen’s firm, Allen Brothers PLLC, owes their disabled residents and all citizens a public condemnation of James Allen, Sr. 's ableist attitudes and actions, and to end contracts with Allen Brothers PLLC.”


ID: Black text reads, "Opinion: Hamtramck city attorney comments about disabled man is example of systemic ableism by Dessa Cosma" Stock photo of person in a wheelchair on a path surround by grass and trees, sun setting in distance. Caption reads, "Hamtramck's city attorney's repugnant comments about a man who uses a wheelchair are an example of ableism — the systemic oppression of disabled people."


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