May 18

Wheelchair Warrior: Gangs, Disability and Basketball

Posted by Soliloquy in Kindle

Melvin Juette has said that becoming paralyzed in a gang-related shooting was “both the worst and best thing that happened” to him. The incident, he believes, surely spared the then sixteen year-old African American from prison and/or an early death. It transformed him in other ways, too. He attended college and made wheelchair basketball his passion—ultimately becoming a star athlete and playing on the U.S. National Wheelchair Basketball Team. In Wheelch… More >>

Wheelchair Warrior: Gangs, Disability and Basketball

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