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The Redirect: Why facts matter on both sides of abortion debate

The Redirect: Why facts matter on both sides of abortion debate

DeafBlind people have developed a new language that uses touch to communicate

DeafBlind people have developed a new language that uses touch to communicate

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A new language has been spreading within the DeafBlind community, and has revolutionized how some DeafBlind people communicate. Called Protactile, or PT, the language uses touch as its medium of communication. PT emerged in 2007, when a group of DeafBlind people in Seattle began exploring their natural tactile instinct. Rooted in DeafBlind people's experience, PT aims to resolve previous communication difficulties for DeafBlind people, and advance the community's autonomy. Today, the language has reached thousands of people, and is still evolving.
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Black cowboys: Creole trail rides showcase a growing culture

Black cowboys: Creole trail rides showcase a growing culture

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Did pop culture whitewash the Wild West? Cowboys were a lot more diverse than Hollywood would lead you to believe. Now, that culture is being reclaimed by thousands of riders of color.