Episode 5: "Infinite Lives" feat. Eman Rimawi
Eman Rimawi is a Black, Native American and Palestinian woman who lives in NYC. Eman is currently the Access-A-Ride Campaign Coordinator and Organizer at the non profit organization, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
She does organizing around making Access A Ride better for their customers.
She was diagnosed with an aggressive form of lupus at the age of 17. In the 12 years that she has had the condition, she has had a myriad of complications.
But her strength and willpower shines through the episode. Listen in as we talk about her journey through 12 years of her condition, Blackness and pain, and the many lives of Chun-Li!
Listen below or find transcripts after the episode player.
POWER NOT PITY
A podcast for disabled people everywhere...
Welcome to POWER NOT PITY, where we explore the lives of disabled people everywhere. Through storytelling, commentary and analysis, the podcast aims to amplify the lived experiences and perspectives of disabled people.
We’ll delve into all sorts of topics from education to entertainment, even sex... and we'll break down race, gender and dismantle ableism.
And then we'll ask: “What’s your disabled power?”