You are invited to join the free live-streamed conversation with 5 Black Deaf Minnesotans about racism, George Floyd’s death, and their experience as Black Deaf individuals living in Minneapolis. This conversation will take place on Thursday, June 18th from 6 – 8 pm.
If you are interested in registering, please request interpreter accommodations by Tuesday, June 16th by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org This conversation will take place through Zoom and there will be no live audience. We will request interpreters to go to your home to provide interpreting services. You will be required to have a strong internet connection and laptop to join.
A special thank you to the Minnesota Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind, & Hard of Hearing for sponsoring the interpreters and CART services for this event.
VIDEO TRANSCRIPT AND DESCRIPTION:
[The video fades into a black man in a dark gray t-shirt standing against a draped black background. He begins signing:
Hi. June 18th – I invite you to join a conversation with 5 Black Deaf Minnesotans. We will get together to discuss George Floyd and the racism we endure and experience in Minnesota. Sign up!
The video fades to a series of text slides. They read as follows:
Black Deaf Minnesotans: A Conversation with 5 Black Deaf Minnesotans about Racism.
June 18th, 6pm-8pm.
FREE FOR ALL.