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Watch: Black Women School Several White Men Opposing NFL Protests At Fox Town Hall

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A Fox News town hall went off track on Tuesday when two black women schooled several white men who oppose NFL players protesting social and racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem.

Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt began her discussion with the panel by playing a clip of Hillary Clinton before turning to professor Wendy Osefo.

“She’s saying it is about race,” Earhardt noted. “Do you agree and why?”

“We have to look at the facts,” Osefo replied. “The facts are Donald Trump has only attacked black athletes.”

“There’s also the Confederate flag, which has also been divisive, and he has not made comments about that,” she added. “So let’s start having that discourse and that conversation.”

Conservative former NFL player Chris Valletta, who is white, called the protests “misguided.”

“A protest during the national anthem is a protest against the very thing that allows you to protest in the first place,” he opined. “It is a misguided protest.”

Jeanne Zaino, a Political science professor, fired back at Earhardt for making the discussion into an attack on Clinton.

“You started with this clip of Hillary Clinton using terms like dog whistle and I call out the president on the same kind of language,” she said. “As opposed to the president coming out and using terms that I can’t use on TV, why doesn’t he engage in a conversation and lead by example?”

Black attorney Kish Hebbon, who was sitting between two white Trump supporters, argued that kneeling during the anthem is more effective form of protest than rioting.

“And just because you are paid millions of dollars as an athlete doesn’t mean you can’t exercise your constitutional right to freedom of expression,” she explained. “And I think that it’s effective because look at how much attention this has received from the media, from the government. And I think the president does not have the right to tell these private entities to fire someone just because just for exercising their constitutional rights.”

“What is this protest all about?” Sean Parnell asked interrupting. “It was first about racial inequality and then it was about police brutality. And now what? They are all locking arms protesting Donald Trump.”

“We need to look at how do we address these problems?” Hebbon shot back. “African-Americans in the community want to be heard! There’s racial injustice going on.”

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College Student Makes Masks For The Deaf & Hard Of Hearing, Gives Them For Free

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A college student is being praised after creating a mask designed to help the deaf and hard of hearing community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I just saw that people were making masks on Facebook for everyone to have instead of the throwaway masks, and I was like, what about the deaf and hard of hearing population?” explained 21-year-old Ashley Lawrence, a college senior from Versailles, Kentucky, local station LEX18 reports.

Lawrence is studying education for the deaf and hard of hearing at Eastern Kentucky University. Due to the virus, she is living back at home and doing her student teaching from home.

“I felt like there was a huge population that was being looked over,” Lawrence said. “We’re all panicking right now and so a lot of people are just not being thought of. So, I felt like it was very important that, even at a time like this, people need to have that communication.”

After a conversation with her mom, they put their craft skills to work.

“We started out making them with bed sheets that we had, and luckily bed sheets are big,” Lawrence said. “So we have two or three sets so we’re making them out of that. Then, a couple months ago we needed plastic fabric for something. And so we have a whole roll of that and the window is only this big so having a whole roll is very helpful so luckily we haven’t needed any supplies yet.”

With her mission centered around the deaf and hard of hearing community, she is going the extra mile.

“We’re trying different things to for people with cochlear implants and hearing aids if they can’t wrap around the ears,” Lawrence said. “We’re making some that have around the head and around the neck.”

She explained the necessity for the plastic window on the masks is why she started this project in the first place.

“For anyone who uses speech reading, lip reading, anybody like that,” Lawrence said about the purpose of the masks. “And people who are profoundly deaf who use ASL as their primary mode of communication. ASL is very big on facial expressions and it is part of the grammar. So I don’t know if you have seen Virginia Moore on Andy Beshear’s things at five o’clock, but she’s very emotive, and if half of that is gone because you’re wearing a mask then half of what you’re saying is being missed, so even if it’s not physically talking and just using ASL, then you need to have that kind of access.”

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Ashley Lawrence (left) poses with her mother while they both wear a mask made for the deaf and hard of hearing community. Source: LEX18.

In less than two days, Larence already had dozens of orders from six states. To order one of Lawrence’s masks, reach out to her at dhhmaskproject@gmail.com.

“I’m not charging anything for them because I think that if you need them, then you need them and I don’t think that you should have to pay for them,” Lawrence said. “So we are sending them out for free whenever we have people asking for them and if they’re foreign, then maybe we’ll charge shipping, but other than that they’re completely free.”

Those who would like to help Lawrence with the cost of materials and shipping, she is accepting donations on her GoFundMe page.

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