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  • Three Deaf Women Killed in Haiti

    It’s believed that being deaf is a curse In Haiti, people with disabilities face extreme discrimination due to the outdated cultural belief that they are cursed. This what the Haitian investigators believe to be the case of the three deaf women being murdered. The women were found in a ditch with their tongues cut out, […] More

  • Deaf Lawyers to be Sworn Into Supreme Court on April 19

    13 Deaf lawyers will be part of the federal Supreme Court’s Bar Association On April 19, the Supreme Court will hold a mass ceremony to swear in 13 deaf lawyers. This is the first time a large amount of deaf lawyers have been admitted onto the Supreme Court’s Bar Association, marking this as a historical […] More

  • Zach LaVine involved with the Deaf Community

    Minnesota Timberwolves and UCLA graduate Zach LaVine has a program with The Metro Deaf School Zach LaVine, the basketball player on the Minnesota Timberwolves, revealed that he learned ASL in high school and has been involved in the Deaf community since then. The kids are excited as he enters the school and he greets them, […] More

  • 2 St. Patrick’s Day facts You Probably Didn’t Know!

    Fun facts about this green, pinch-anyone-not-wearing-green day! There are 2 leaf clovers, 3 leaf clovers, and even one with 14 leaves! (The 14 leaf clover is currently listed in the Guinness World Records book for the most leaves on a clover ever discovered!) But why do the Irish favor 4-leaf clovers? It’s because the Irish […] More

  • Chinese Airline Has Sign Language

    Air China was one of the first airlines to provide Sign Language to their Deaf customers Sign Language on a Chinese Plane. Posted by Deaf Civilization on Friday, November 21, 2014 Chinese airlines have provided safety videos in their national Sign Language for many years; they are one of the first countries to do so. The […] More

  • Dying Hawaiian Sign Language is Preserved by Few

    Hawai’i’s Sign Language is dying as ASL takes over For captions, turn on the captions feature on the video. Hawaii has a slowly diminishing Deaf population that still uses Sign Language that is different from ASL. Only the seniors using it are few now. None of the younger generations are learning it along with ASL, […] More

  • Deaf Woman on “Let’s Make a Deal”

    Lorena Palma is the lucky contestant on “Let’s Make a Deal!” Here’s a video of me, Super Carlos Greenham, and Lorena Palma: Let’s Make a Deal (TV Shows).. Enjoy. 🙂 Posted by Amanda Maldonado on Friday, March 18, 2016 Lorena Palma had the wonderful opportunity to appear on last night’s “Let’s Make a Deal,” here’s the […] More

  • Starbucks Drinks for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day!

    Recipes for you to save to your mobile device in case your Starbucks needs it! St. Patrick’s Day is the day we turn everything green and celebrate Ireland’s independence! Green beer, green food, “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” shirts, and green everything! What about green Starbucks drinks? Sure there’s the Green Tea Frappuccino, but what if […] More

  • Girl Signs at Concert For Her Deaf Friend

    Friends helping out friends! This young woman, Keelin, is at a concert with her friend Monica called TomorrowWorld. It’s an EDM (electronic dance music) concert with a variety of music, of which both Keelin and Monica enjoy. Yet Monica doesn’t catch all the words, and this is where her friend Keelin steps in. Keelin started […] More

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