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25 Years After DPN, Deaf STILL CAN’T?

February 12, 2013

A special message from Jerry Covell:

Next month, I will be participating in a 25th anniversary of the Deaf President Now protest at Gallaudet University where I was one of the student leaders that protested against the Board of Trustee to prove the world that a qualified deaf person can become a president of Gallaudet University and that “deaf people can do anything but hear”. Yet, a few weeks ago a deplorable incident occurred at a school for the deaf…..now we are basically being told “deaf people cannot do anything”. Such oppression and bigotry actually happened at the Illinois School for the Deaf (ISD) by a hearing principal and certain hearing co-workers on January 17, 2013. It is just unbelievable that this oppression is still happening in this day and age.

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  1. February 12, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    What?! Those schmuck hearing professionals for saying those discriminating and prejudicing words against us from my own childhood school. It make me want to vomit!!

  2. Lloyd M Ballinger
    February 12, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    Hi You can look at this webcam and check its schedule Thumb up(ASL)

    http://webcast.gallaudet.edu/ Lloyd

    Sent from my iPad2 Lloyd M Ballinger LMBallinger@icloud.com

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