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Autism Rights Movement/Neurodiversity Movement

The Autism Rights Movement (ARM) is a branch of the neurodiversity movement that advocates for autism awareness and the eschewing of the medical model. The medical model focuses on finding a “cure” for autism, as well as implementing treatment programs to teach people with autism to act neurotypical. “Neurodiverse” refers to those whose neurology...

Black Lives Matters Movement

Attribution: Victoria Pickering – Black Lives Matter Rally Chinatown, D.C. December 2015 The Black Lives Matters movement started in 2012 after George Zimmerman neighborhood watchman got acquitted for shooting and killing innocent Trayvon Martin. Though this wasn’t the first black shooting in American history is created an uproar – so much so that people...

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