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Artist Christine Sun Kim Becomes the First Deaf Asian American to Sign the National Anthem at the Super Bowl

Superbowl National Anthem

American Sign Language (ASL) sound artist Christine Sun Kim became the first deaf Asian American to sign the national anthem at the Super Bowl alongside singer Demi Lovato.

The 39-year-old Berlin-based American artist was picked by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the oldest civil rights organization in America founded in 1880, as a representative of the signing community at the Super Bowl.

Hong Kong Students Kicked Out of Graduation For Sitting During Chinese National Anthem

Two students at Hong Kong College of Technology (HKCT) were kicked out of their own graduation ceremony on Dec. 16 after they refused to stand up for China’s national anthem “March of the Volunteers”.

School officials had informed all of the graduating students about the rules and their behavior during the ceremony at a Ma On Shan campus, especially while playing China’s national anthem prior to the actual event.