Monday, August 31, 2009

Re-Posting - DBC/AFA - We Are Not Only the Ones Fussed About the Bell ..

This is the re-posting of blog entry which end up on the DR's Extras page. After the modification of the newspaper link.

There is the recent public outcry over the former Bell Telephone Laboratory, Inc inventor of "transistor" since the heir of William Shockley donated the forested 28-acres land tract to the city of Auburn, California to be named after the former Nobel Prize winner.

The main reason of citizens' protest after the city's decision to name the community park after the former Bell Laboratory worker, who was the leading individuals on the eugenics movement of the 1920s and 1930s in the United States.

So many of you have the doubts about the sincerity of the Deaf Bilingual Coalition (DBC) and Audism Free America (AFA) fight endlessly against the past and present and future shackles of audism and limited educational options for deaf kids. So we, the Deaf America are not only the ones!

Here is the article from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) newspaper -