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ASL Slam's 'open hands' event lets the deaf express themselves through poetryby Christy Calcagno
Pop Culture

WATCH| ASL Slam is an "open hands" event where members of the deaf community express themselves through poetry. Held at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, individuals can rap, rhapsodize and rehash on stage.

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ASL Slam has been touring around the world. Check out this video from their Chicago performance. 

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