Kameko Thomas is a writer, speaker and disabled veteran living and working at the intersections of race, gender, and disability. To date, Ms. Thomas has provided storytelling experiences for “Medicine and Melanin: Disability Justice Storytelling,” and served as a guest lecturer at UW Medicine. Most recently, Ms. Thomas presented her hybrid presentation, “Visibly Invisible: A Story of Race, Gender, and Disability,” for the 2020 Artists of Color Expo and Symposium (ACES).
Kameko holds a B.A. in English from Wiley College. She also holds an M.A. in English and Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University, where she was inducted into Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society.
Growing up in Louisiana, once dubbed “the sportsman’s paradise,” you’d think I’d have at least some bit of familiarity with outdoor life.
That hasn’t been th...
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