Chosen family can be just as valuable as biological family. This can be especially important for Autistics who are often misunderstood.
As an Autistic PoC, I couldn’t help but think about how differently civil rights protests are treated when initiated by PoC who were sick of being killed, abused, unheard, and dismissed– while speaking out against white supremacy, privilege, and the systemic wrongs that are perpetuated in connection with these hateful mediums.
Wolfheart Sanchez with a candid look at how he feels that his existence as a Black autistic man puts him at risk of the same fate as Osime Brown and Matthew Rushin
When you are Black and autistic, you are a person who needs allies. Unfortunately, the police can’t be counted on, and your help is needed.
Andrew Wolfheart Sanchez challenges the media to stick to its ethics code and stop contributing to the loss of Black and autistic lives.
Osime Brown, a 21 year old Black autistic man, is scheduled to be deported, alone, to Jamaica this month. He has not been there since he was four years and has no support waiting for him.
If only people knew, if they could understand, would they care? Are they able to see the difference?
Wolfheart Sanchez connects to nature as a way to reset his sensory systems and find peace and harmony against the familiar and unassuming expanse of nature.
When Andrew tried to tell his estranged mother about being diagnosed as autistic at age 25, he learned a devastating truth.