Musical artist Lachi performs at the piano. An ASL interpreter stands at the center of the stage. Photo by lga Rocio Rivas | The Hoya
Musical artist Lachi performs at the piano. An ASL interpreter stands at the center of the stage. Photo by lga Rocio Rivas | The Hoya

Music Artist Discusses Disability Culture During Intersectionality Series Finale

“Georgetown has a long erasure of voices that, quite honestly, are beautiful, deserve to be celebrated, deserve to be platformed,” Abdullah said at the event.


An award-winning music artist and advocate for the disability community performed her songs and discussed disability culture at a Feb. 6 event. 

Lachi showcased her songs “Far,” “Dis Education” and “Black Girl Cornrows,” which, like much of her music, touch on themes related to her racial and disabled identity. The event was the finale of the ongoing Intersectionality Series from Georgetown University’s Office of Student Equity and Inclusion (OSEI), which seeks to promote the diversity of identities at Georgetown.

During the event, Lachi discussed the need to ensure inclusion within the disability rights movement. Read more…


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