Oppression against Deaf people: Resources


Lane, Harlan. "The Oppression of American Sign Language." The mask of benevolence: disabling the Deaf community. pp 103-125.


"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality." -- Desmond Tutu (quoted in Unexpected News: Reading the Bible with Third World Eyes (1984) by Robert McAfee Brown, p. 19).

"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." -- Elie Wiesel in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.

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Bullying at school http://www.abc15.com/news/national/burke-high-school-investigating-bullying-incident-after-it-goes-viral

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