Tag: Hearing Impairment

Cops Allegedly Beat Deaf Black Man

By Chris Hoenig Two Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers are suspended with pay while an investigation continues into a seven-minute altercation that left a Black motorist bloodied and bruised near Oklahoma City. According to the police report, Pearl Pearson, who is deaf, was pulled over after fleeing a car accident just…

NFL's First Deaf Offensive Player Is Super BowlBound

By Chris Hoenig Derrick Coleman is Super Bowlbound, where he’ll play fullback for the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Oh, yeah, and he’s deaf. Coleman is the first deaf offensive player in NFL historyonly the third deaf player everand the first to make it to the…