A rally is planned outside an suburban Dayton Wal-Mart store where a man was fatally shot by police. The rally Saturday is the latest effort by people wanting to shed more light on the Aug. 5 shooting of 21-year-old John Crawford III inside the store in Beavercreek. Police responded after a caller said a man [...]
Independent Lens: Deaf Jam
In Deaf Jam, Aneta Brodski is a deaf teen living in New York City who discovers the power of American Sign Language poetry.
As she prepares to be one of the first deaf poets to compete in a spoken-word slam, her journey leads to an unexpected collaboration.
While she is proud of her deafness, she does not want to be defined by it. She longs to be understood by everyone around her in the bustling city. Some of her classmates feel that Deaf culture is â€” and should be â€” claimed by a fierce embrace of deaf identity and respect for the unique beauty of its language.
Sunday, November 6, 11:00 pm, WOSU TV
Friday, November 11, 1:00 am, WOSU TV