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July 10, 2020

Trigger Warning: Michael Hickson

Trigger Warning: Michael Hickson

#BlackDisabledLivesMatter - Michael Hickson's Life Mattered


Julie and Torin are mad as Hell.

Why? Michael Hickson, a Black Disabled father of five dies after being refused treatment for coronavirus at St. David's in Austin, TX. 

This is a MUST LISTEN story about the effects of ableism and racism in our healthcare system. Joined by the wife of Michael Hickson and members of ADAPT of Texas we take a deep dive into the death of Michael Hickson.

Who decides the quality of YOUR life?

https://www.gofundme.com/f/hickson-family-fund

Prepare yourself for Crazy and the King!

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrazyAndTheKing

More on Torin and Julie:

Julie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliesowashdisabilitysolutions

Torin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torinellis 

Show Links:

Hickson Family GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/f/hickson-family-fund

YouTube Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jq-_gtjnzZg

ADAPT of TX: http://adaptoftexas.org/

Statement from St. David's: https://stdavids.com/about/newsroom/statement-on-the-death-of-michael-hickson

Statement from Family Eldercare: https://www.familyeldercare.org/statement-on-the-passing-of-michael-hickson/

Resources:

Dead Not Yet: https://notdeadyet.org/

Cred: 

Production and Music by: Marcel "DjCellz" Boykin

Image Provided by Melissa Hickson