It’s too easy to resort to stereotypes and preconceptions. To be poor, African-American and disabled in Harlem must be tough, right? But don’t jump to any conclusions. Wheelers in America’s most famous black neighborhood are as resilient and as individual as they are anywhere.

Marcus has learned to work the system and has an apartment, two computers, accessible transportation and paid tuition to show for it.

Take Marcus Johnson and Craig Rawls. On the surface, they have much