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George Clooney Talks About United To Defeat Untruthful Misinformation And Support Science | Facebook Video

Yes, that’s George Clooney speaking about “About United To Defeat Untruthful Misinformation And Support Science” (UDUMASS)

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Nyle DiMarco Says the Point of ‘Deaf U’ Docuseries Is to ‘Show Deaf People Are Human’ | Entertainment Tonight

The series follows a group of deaf students at Gallaudet University, the renowned private college in Washington, D.C. Deaf U, the first docuseries of its kind, following a group of deaf students at Gallaudet University, the renowned private college in Washington, D.C., is set to premiere on Oct. 9 on Netflix. “This project titled Deaf U really […]

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‘Deaf U’: Netflix Series Shows “Diversity And Layers” Of Deaf Experience – Deadline

The Gallaudet University students featured in Netflix’s Deaf U invite viewers to see life through their eyes. The Gallaudet University students featured in Netflix’s Deaf U invite viewers, regardless of hearing ability, to see life through their eyes. Daequan Taylor, Cheyanna Clearbrook, Renate Rose and Rodney Buford are the subjects of the new Netflix docuseries produced by Nyle […]

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“Deaf U”: Deaf Culture On Display in Netflix Series | IndieWire

Producer Nyle DiMarco, a Galludet University alumnus, wanted to show the diversity of experience at the school. It’s interesting to be a disabled journalist covering shows about disability; in a junket format like what the TCAs, it often exposes just why shows like “Deaf U” are so vital. Many journalists asked more about the technical […]

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Covid-19 Is Helping Make 2020 A Record Year For Cannabis Sales

An industry white paper last week shows that the cannabis industry’s 2020 growth is currently outpacing that of 2019, suggesting that COVID-19 is helping the marijuana industry, not hurting it. +++++++++++++++++++++ While the COVID-19 pandemic has damaged a wide range of industries around the world, it looks like cannabis might not be one of them. […]

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State relaxes restrictions on some programs for disabled residents » Albuquerque Journal

Outdoor visits with group home residents now allowed SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s administration has eased restrictions on New Mexico’s programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, roughly four months after locking down group homes and freezing some services. Under Department of Health changes that took effect Saturday, family members or guardians can now […]

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Disabled most likely to face housing discrimination, Manchester report finds | unionleader.com

MANCHESTER — Disabled people comprised the vast majority of housing discrimination complaints within the city over the last seven years, according to a city-written report that addresses several fair housing issues. Almost half of the 146 discrimination cases involving Manchester landlords — 68 — involved people with a mental disability. Another 45 cases involved people […]