Interview: HSHM PhD Student, Kenya Loudd, featured on podcast “Disability Matters”

May 16, 2022

Episode Description

Host Joyce Bender welcomes Kenya Loudd, a joint doctoral student at Yale University in the departments of History of Science and Medicine and African American Studies, to the show. During the show, she will discuss her research, which is centered around the nexus of race, disability, education, and institutionalization where she explores, on a large scale, the historical Black experience with disability. As we prepare to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the passage of section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Kenya will also explain her involvement in the 1977 protest to pass the legislation and share her perspective of the strength of Section 504 today.

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