Saturday, September 05, 2020

Kansas City Inspiration Shares Insight Into Spinal Cord Injury Amid American Culture War

He's one of the bravest Kansas City public figures out there and his personal experience against overwhelming odds is an inspiration for most . . . Given that more than a few TKC readers depend on wheelchairs for accessibility. Here's a relevant and important perspective on media terminology.

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A Kansas City Man Who Suffered A Spinal Cord Injury Says It's Time To Stop Calling Jacob Blake 'Paralyzed'

When the Netflix series Queer Eye filmed two seasons in Kansas City, Wesley Hamilton shared his story of redemption and transformation. At 24, Hamilton got into a tense situation on the street. In a chaotic blur, he was shot multiple times and suffered a spinal cord injury that left him unable to use his legs for the rest of his life.

2 comments:

Charlie Horse said...

"And, Hamilton wants the world and Jacob Blake to know there is still a life for him to live." Yes, in prison.

Anonymous said...

I am going to stop calling Jacob Blake a victim.