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Antoine Hunter Presents #DeafWoke with Def Lens Media
A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow
Antoine Hunter Presented #DeafWoke with Def Lens Media livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 5 November at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 6 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).
Join us for an evening with Def Lens. Teddy Dorsette III and Mervin Primeaux-OBryant will share their #DeafWoke journeys as founders and creators of Def Lens Media.
ASL-English voice interpretation and English captions provided.
#DeafWoke is a virtual consciousness-raising engaging online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow. Founded as a response to isolation and misinformation experienced during CoVID-19, #DeafWoke provides access to the Deaf BIPOC life stories, critical coverage of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, education, Arts, social justice and analysis of CoVID-19-related news for Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened and Black Hearing communities.
Our mission is to provide opportunities for our stories to be heard by providing the #DeafWoke platform to uplift BIPOC Deaf and disabled artists voices and to contribute to the arts and larger society, increasing awareness at the intersections of audism, ableism, and racism--this includes DeafDisabled stories as a force for cultural change and collective liberation. There is also a space to talk about economics, parenthood, and education.
All episodes will be produced with ASL Interpreters and captioning welcoming everyone to the conversation. For da Hearing and Deaf! It’s inspiring, it’s funny, it’s beautiful with the ugly, it’s things people don’t really talk about, it’s unheard of, it Deaf Woke!
The host: Bay Area native, Antoine Hunter also known Purple Fire Crow is an award-winning Internationally-known African-American, Indigenous, Deaf, Disabled, choreographer, dancer, actor, instructor, speaker, Producer and Deaf advocate. He creates opportunities for Disabled, Deaf and hearing artists and produces Deaf-friendly events, and founded the Urban Jazz Dance Company and Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival.
Guest Company Bio: Def Lens Media is a minority-owned company founded by talented Deaf creatives specializing in brand management, visual media production, captioning, and Livestream services. Def Lens Media strives to create quality, accessible content to ensure our marketing is disability friendly and inclusive.
[IMAGE DESCRIPTION: Facebook event cover for #DeafWoke. The colors include red, green, and black, which represent Pan-African unity, and yellow.
Photos of Teddy and Mervin are shown prominently. Teddy: I am thin and dark skinned, with dark hair in braids. I'm wearing glasses, a white sweatshirt, and jeans while sitting atop motorcycle adjacent to a white exterior house wall. The photo is half framed in red. Beneath the photo is Teddy’s full name:Teddy Dorsette III
Mervin: Pink background shows a clean shaven black male smiling with dreads down to his chest area and wearing light blue collared shirt as his arms are folded. The photo is half framed in green with Mervin Primeaux-OBryant’s name underneath.
Flyer text reads:
Thursday, November 5, 2020 | 4 PM PDT/ 7 PM EDT
Antoine Hunter Presents: #DeafWoke
Join us for #DeafWoke with Def Lens Media. Deaf Lens Media is a minority-owned company founded by talented Deaf creatives specializing in brand management, visual media production, captioning, and Livestream services. Def Lens Media strives to create quality, accessible content to ensure our marketing is disability friendly and inclusive.
At the bottom of the flyer are logos for the sign language interpretation, closed captioning, Facebook Live, and Urban Jazz Dance Company, and Deaf Lens Media. A small headshot of Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow with text, hosted by Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow, is in the bottom right corner of the screen with a yellow half frame: Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow is a Native American African American person with dark chocolate skin from his mother. He has almond shaped eyes with long lashes. He has long black dreadlocks tied in a low braid and a full beard. Antoine is wearing a dark v-neck shirt and smiling.
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