Black American Sign Language (BASL)

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[ By Kai Hansen ] Hello everyone, and happy Deaf History Month!  You might be surprised to know that sign language, like spoken language, has dialects, accents, and regional differences, not to mention that there are multiple different languages beneath the umbrella of sign language. American Sign Language (ASL) is a different language than Chinese Sign Language (CSL) which is a different language than Spanish […]

Quick History: International Women’s Day

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Need a quick history on International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange Campaign A Brief But Fascinating History of International Women’s Day College Students Explain Why They’re Participating in ‘A Day Without a Woman’ International Women’s Day: Calls to Action, Words of Praise and Rallies Who are the Women in Today’s Google Doodle?

Lifting As We Climb Revisited: The Clubwomen of the Kansas State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs

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On June 14, 1916, Mrs. Charles W. French of Newton, Kansas, rose from her seat during the 16th Annual Session of the Kansas State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs in Parsons, Kansas, to denounce the Jim Crow laws in the host city.  Mrs. French stated that “[the women], regardless of color be admitted to theatres, and that some step be taken to investigate the reason […]