Harlan Lane: CI Survivors
The Last Hiccup Harlan Lane was a fierce opponent of cochlear implants. His 1991 paper position against cochlear implants was the most important critical pedagogy in Deaf community that needs to be seen every day and discuss about it in classrooms, public discussions, anywhere. That’s the power of truth.
Sun, Jul 14 2019
My Meeting with Harlan Lane
The Last Hiccup Harlan Lane lived larger than a life as a scholar in Deaf community. Deaf History cannot be defined without Harlan Lane. He was a great advocate on behalf of the human rights of Deaf people around the world. I shall forever grateful for the book Lane published: The Mask of Benevolence: Disabling Deaf Community that […]
Sun, Jul 14 2019
Rest in Peace: Harlan Lane
The Last Hiccup The meeting with Harlan Lane will be always forever in my heart.
Sat, Jul 13 2019
Powell’s Bookstore: Restoring Democracy for Deaf Community
The Last Hiccup I am proud Deaf person right now. I feel good. I made a difference. Earlier this week, I received e-mail from Powell’s bookstore. Doing good thing that makes all the difference is taking leadership role in every aspect of the Deaf community that captures the depth and diversity of the Deaf people. Powell’s bookstore in […]
Fri, Jul 12 2019
Frauding Deaf Community
The Last Hiccup I do not really understand why Talila “TL” Lewis was not honest with Deaf community that her parents are Deaf. No way! Really blew my mind away! Not very cool!
Tue, Jul 09 2019
Calling Out Talila “TL” Lewis
The Last Hiccup Calling out Talila “TL” Lewis, co-founder of so-called HEARD (Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of the Deaf) organization. Those people who worships TL for her hearing privilege to oppress Deaf community.
Mon, Jul 08 2019
Handwritten Letters From Jail Uncensored
The Last Hiccup When I received a package from my mother and it had contained many letters from 23 years ago writing to my mother while I was incarcerated, the letters proved the greatest driven in my mission to break the impossible. The fact my state of being Deaf returnee had made me the strongest asset to my […]
Tue, Jul 02 2019
Percival Hall: EMG’s Scary Thought
The Last Hiccup The library is a one-stop place to visit, read, study, and find the answers. The scary notion, which was revealed recently as I was reading a book written by Percival Hall, “Impressions of English Schools for the Deaf” The book is the very rarest book around. Percival Hall with no Deaf mother either Deaf father was […]
Sun, Jun 30 2019
The Last Hiccup Earlier this afternoon, a hearing person using cane as a weapon assaulted me for NO REASON knowing that I am Deaf and used American Sign Language (ASL) as my primary language. The video is shown. Do you agree that it is a hate crime or not? Why or why not?
Sat, Jun 29 2019
Did Joseph Biden Mock ASL?
The Last Hiccup Includes written English transcript in video below:
Tue, Jun 25 2019
The Future of Library: Can We End Stereotyping?
The Last Hiccup Can we turn the pages on stereotypes? What would library meet the quality of knowledge and positive attitude would it be more powerful come of Deaf community? We need more Deaf-centered writers more than ever. Their contributions are valuable. Their stories alongside the life experiences all year long, sharing the knowledge resources to keep Deaf […]
Thu, Jun 20 2019
23 Years Later: Bust of Sisyphus
The Last Hiccup 23 years ago on this date today was the day I was released from jail, walking out as 102 pounder, ate four breakfast plates at Denny’s about 30 minutes later, hungriest ever as I was, aiming for hard work to change my life around. I would never imagine how many hardships to deal with going […]
Tue, Jun 18 2019
Phoenix Police: YOU FUCKING DEAF!?
The Last Hiccup Phoenix police pulling a gun on parents of four years old whom “mistook” toy doll from store in Phoenix, Arizona, it was trauma enough of them and I support them in suing them for ten (10) million dollars. The family is people of color. The officers who pulled a gun on them were the majority […]
Mon, Jun 17 2019
How Do You Define Deaf as Human Rights?
The Last Hiccup Deaf people around the world has been seen as easy target to take their human rights away. How do you define Deaf as Human Rights?
Sat, Jun 15 2019
Deaf Prisoners: Censorship
The Last Hiccup Will Deaf books deny the journey of Deaf prisoners in search for pursuit of happiness battling with censorship?
Tue, Jun 11 2019
Sticks & Stones: Overcoming the Culture of Bullying
The Last Hiccup Discussing about bullying in Deaf community is important–can we ignore this invisible problem?
Wed, Jun 05 2019
Deaf Returnees: Helping Them Through PTSD
The Last Hiccup The adage that there is no perfect machine holds true from a Jack-in-the-Box to the criminal justice system. What can Deaf inmates and returnees broken by this system hope to achieve during June, which is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness month? Especially when this awareness reach extends deeply into the Deaf community to places needing empowerme...
Mon, Jun 03 2019
The Power of CSD: Managing Information in Deaf Community
The Last Hiccup The information must free itself from the old known. To the Deaf community and the media everywhere in the world through social media—the only freedom lies in the unknown because whatever is known cannot be ignored from the past. Whatever the media learns the facts from Communications Service for the Deaf (CSD) about whoever the […]
Sun, May 26 2019
Pioneers of Deaf Counseling: Web-Based Therapy
The Last Hiccup The pioneers of Deaf Counseling are the most prominent change makers and activists join together to create first idea for transformative change in offering web-based therapy, eTherapy, and technological ways to heal of human reform, making all the difference to give all opportunities available for Deaf community.
Sun, May 26 2019
The World is Waiting For You
The Last Hiccup Gallaudet University website: Commencement Day 149th Ceremony “Commencement is the most important event and once-in-a-lifetime memory for our graduates and their families and friends. It is the day to celebrate our graduates’ hard work that goes into the achievement of graduating…..” Friday, May 17, 2019: Live streaming. EPHPHATHA as seen on huge black Gallaud...
Tue, May 21 2019
Youth Leadership Camp: Rejection of Mainstreamed Deaf
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Mon, May 20 2019
Reclaiming the Youth Leadership Camp
The Last Hiccup This coming weekend (May 24-27th): Youth Leadership Camp (YLC) Alumni Foundation 50th Years for the search of the Leadership experience. When I first learned about YLC while I was an attendee for Deaf People of Color Conference in 2010 where it was held in Portland, Oregon. I was 35 years old that time. Oh, I […]
Mon, May 20 2019
Concern About Rep. Tom Cole as Gallaudet Commencement...
The Last Hiccup Dear Gallaudet Community: While I also am aware about members of our community are gravely concerned about Rep. Okla.—Mr. Tom Cole as the Commencement speaker. That is the very important line and yet, Gallaudet University chose to ignore and disrespect graduating students’ safety. It is reported that there are plenty of Deaf graduating students who are […]
Mon, May 13 2019
Mothers Are Also Survivors of Alexander Graham Bell
The Last Hiccup Originally posted on ...And the Truth Shall Set You Free.: This is my sweet and loving Mother. In this picture on the right, my mother was 20 years old while on the left, my 21 years old father. It was taken at a park in Woodland, Washington on July 22, 1976. My mother was pregnant…
Sun, May 12 2019
Gallaudet: Censorship & the Punishment of ASL
The Last Hiccup Gallaudet University still have relationship with Alexander Graham Bell, a historical figure who owned Audist views or engaged in hate practices—his name have not been removed across on the campus of Gallaudet. The coat of arms by the name of Bell have been idolized a landscape symbol of Audism that honors AGBell that leads to […]
Tue, Apr 30 2019
Response to Donalda Ammons, President of GUAA
The Last Hiccup “This is Donalda Ammons, President of GUAA. On behalf of GUAA I wish to correct your misconstrued statement that those two women contracted GUAA and that the GUAA board’s decision was influenced. It is totally and absolutely fabricated. I ask that you retract this particular statement. Thank you very much. We need to have reliable […]
Tue, Apr 23 2019
My Thoughts Are With Sri Lanka
The Last Hiccup Bombing and killing innocent people is not the solution. Religious bigotry: Enough.
Sun, Apr 21 2019
GUAA: Deaf vs Deaf
The Last Hiccup There have been some speculation why Ella mae Lentz did not get GUAA award at Gallaudet few weeks ago. If true, Deaf vs Deaf is the greatest pain.
Sun, Apr 21 2019
My Visit to Oklahoma City Bombing Site
The Last Hiccup Originally posted on ...And the Truth Shall Set You Free.: 14 years ago today—April 19th and it was one of the worst terrorist attacks in American history. It has happened in Oklahoma City. I got to visit the memorial on April 19, 2004. It was one of the most profound experiences I ever dealt with.…
Fri, Apr 19 2019
Gallaudet University: A Signing Community?
The Last Hiccup Honestly, as three days ago, when I was at Library of Congress to see private collections of old letters hand-written by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Sophia Fowler Gallaudet, Edward Miner Gallaudet, Laurent Clerc, the list goes on—to help out a friend for PhD dissertation. ASL stands for American Sign Language. They all had the goal: ASL-centered, […]
Thu, Apr 11 2019
Why Library of Congress Matters Ever in the Age of Deaf...
The Last Hiccup Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.: Guardian of the private collections. There is nothing better than this unique place. The principles at play are much larger than this. I believe in mother of all libraries. Indeed, growing up where I usually carry library card with me all the time, the experiences as a library supporter, […]
Tue, Apr 09 2019
Why Deaf Community Should Not Label ROAR as Hate Group
The Last Hiccup Hearing people, for example, hearing supremacists whose knowledge about Deaf people is the path of creating a hate crime where they usually experience blatant hate crime in which ignorance had aggressively gone behind the human consciousness what is called amygdala where the hate and fear created right there. I would like to point out […]
Tue, Apr 02 2019
In Response to Brendan Stern’s Post
The Last Hiccup The eyes are considered the necessary components of appreciation. The other day, someone shared a quote with me where someone wise dude once said, “Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.” This post is to response Brendan Stern’s Why I Will Not Drink at the Signing […]
Sun, Mar 31 2019
Stop AGBell’s Hate Group
The Last Hiccup Alexander Graham Bell (AGBell) is a hate group. Why not? There are certain people, organizations, watchdogs and others who do not support this idea the fact AGBell is a hate group. However, ever since AGBell walked into America, he created the rising tide of language bigots. For almost a century, the bigoted written articles, which […]
Mon, Mar 25 2019
Curing Deaf Humans?
The Last Hiccup The article printed in South Africa announces that they found a way to cure Deaf people. Stop using Deaf people as lab rats. ---
Sun, Mar 24 2019
President Bobbi Cordano Resigns?
The Last Hiccup There has been some concerns about Gallaudet University President Bobbi Cordano–the Gallaudet community (faculty, etc) wants her to resign. Otherwise, protest would be in order if Bobbi did not follow the demands.
Sun, Mar 24 2019
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