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On the Beat of Truth: A Hearing Daughter's Stories of Her Black Deaf Parents

On the Beat of Truth: A Hearing Daughter's Stories of Her Black Deaf Parents (Paperback)

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In this biography of her parents, Maxine Childress Brown pays tribute to the tenacity and dignity with which her mother and father - both of whom were deaf and African American - lived and raised three hearing daughters in Washington, D.C. during the deeply segregated decades of the mid-twentieth century. "On the Beat of Truth" is a stunning personal history, reflecting upon the complex struggles encountered at the tenuous intersection of race and disability.

BiographyMemoirsHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyFamily & relationshipsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesDisability: social aspects Publisher: Gallaudet University Press,U.S. Publication Date: 21/06/2013 ISBN-13: 9781563685521  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Maxine Childress Brown is an interpreter for the deaf, certified by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, and a former assistant professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, and SUNY Geneseo.

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