Eman Rimawi. Eman is a double amputee with an aggressive form of lupus. She is Black, Palestinian and a disability rights organizer with the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest. Listen in as we talk about her journey through 12 years of her condition, Blackness and pain, and the many lives of Chun-Li! Shout out to GodHolly for the music. Black Lightning the soundtrack is out now. Find more GodHolly tracks there! Look out for transcripts on the Power Not Pity website: www.powernotpity.com!
Episode 61: Eman Rimawi: Spoken Word Poet, Disability Rights Activist, Graphic Novelist and Youth Organizer
BS'ing with Sean K
In this episode Sean Kneese talks to spoken word poet, graphic novelist, disability rights activist and community organizer Eman Rimawi. Rimawi talks about how she developed an interest in writing, her experience performing spoken word at open mics, what it's like being disabled in the USA, and some of her upcoming projectsCheck out Eman's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/emanrimawiandtheworld/Article/BSing newsletter I wrote about Stark Reality Open Mic which mentions Eman Rimawi and her performance there: https://medium.com/@BSingwithSeanK/the-most-raw-open-mic-in-nyc-d87e39ff28e7Documentary I made on Stark Reality Open Mic featuring Eman Rimawi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AoZCXBcxdU