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Age 50, Phoenix, AZ. Michelle was a caring and loving daughter, had a mental health disability, and worked as a peer support specialist to help others with mental health disabilities. She was killed by police at her home.

Powerful black arm raised defiantly into the air, the hand curled into a fist, rising into the middle on the graphic. Designed into the arm, almost like a tattoo, is an infinity/unity symbol and the words “Black Disabled Lives Matter”.

art by @jtknoxroxs

These descriptions were compiled by the NAMD Advocates. We also extend a special thanks to The Harriet Tubman Collective for compiling some of the names.

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