4 miles vs. 4 blocks: Eliminating separate and not equal among people with disabilities

Empty manual wheelchair sits at the bottom of a set of stairs. The photo is styled in mostly gray and looks slightly ominous.

As #GAAD (Global Accessibility Awareness Day) closely follows the anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, a question comes to mind: Are people still perpetuating the “separate but equal” mentality when it comes to people with disabilities? Unfortunately, there is ample evidence the answer is “Yes”.