@instagram Meet Matt Maxey the founder of @deafinitelydope an organization devoted to unifying and educating both hearing and deaf communities through a love of music and sign language. &ldquoBeing black and being deaf I always felt like I stood out. If I went somewhere I would either be the only black person in the room or the only deaf person in the room without an interpreter&rdquo says Matt a deaf interpreter who though born deaf didn&rsquot learn American Sign Language until he was in high school.
Since starting DEAFinitely Dope Matt has traveled performed and even taught ASL to musicians like Chance the Rapper @chancetherapper. On our story and on IGTV learn more about the impact Matt is making in the deaf community in #Advocates our new weekly series highlighting people around the world who are sparking positive change in their communities. ✨
@deafinitelydope @chancetherapper #Advocates
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