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The (Tragic) Ballad of "Blind Tom" Wiggins





Before Art Tatum, Ray Charles, and even Stevie Wonder…


There was TOM…


Join me on a journey into the enigmatic world of the Autistic Savant, while we take a DEEP dive into the life of the incomparable genius known as “Blind Tom” Wiggins.


The only way to change history, is to educate yourself first!





#BlackMentalHealthMatters


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(Just a few of the many…) Current Organizations Doing Good Work Right Now: 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾


Equal Justice Initiative: https://eji.org

EJI- Alabama Legacy Museum


Southern Poverty Law Center: https://www.splcenter.org


Teaching Tolerance: https://www.tolerance.org


B-Well: The Maktaba: https://docs.google.com/document/u/0/d/1tTSNpg2UdDxP43bNr57hq4iZNR9nVGepmXLauRzkeNc/mobilebasic


Anddddddd in case you forgot,


#BlackLivesMatter



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In collaboration with B.A.S.S. [https://www.blackandafricansolidarityshow.com]



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Sources:


Clip Links:


What is Autism?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4G0HTIUBlI


“Last Legal Slave in America” (2006): https://vimeo.com/23726847


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Blog Links & Articles:


Dierdre O’Connell: http://www.blindtom.org/#/who-was-blind-tom/

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