Independent Living Center

Colored Musicians Club

One of the area's more prominent cultural tourism attractions is now going to be available to more people.

WBFO file photo

Advocates for people who have disabilities were in that state capital Monday to lobby for an increase in state aid for independent living centers.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

This past July the nation celebrated the 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act.  The civil rights law was designed to prevent discrimination against those with disabilities. A section of the law also works to make sure places are accessible.  But one local woman brought her story to WBFO's Eileen Buckley, describing her life filled with 'inaccessibility'.