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Citizenship and the Deaf in America: Part 2

Welcome back! Thanks for all the positive feedback of the first part of my look into the deaf culture of America. In this second part, let’s focus on the protests  that occurred in 1988 at Gallaudet (The college for the … Continue reading

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Citizenship and the Deaf in America: Part 1

In class there has been discussion about citizenship and the struggle to obtain such status within American history. Like my other classmates, I combine my own experiences  with what I learn in class. However, I find myself coming to a … Continue reading

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Aung San Suu Kyi and Citizenship.

So I just returned from the 21st Annual Wallenberg Medal and Lecture, where Aung San Suu Kyi received a Raoul Wallenberg Medal, given to those who show how “One person can make a difference.”. During the questions and answers section, which featured Aung … Continue reading

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Taking a closer look at Alexander Hamilton.

Don’t get me wrong, I love the founding fathers just as much as the next guy. However, I found a lot of what Hamilton was talking about in the Federalist 78 to be downright shady. The anti-federalists would claim that … Continue reading

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