Deaf community split over new colloquial ASL for Joe Biden because it resembles ...

Deaf community split over new colloquial ASL for Joe Biden because it resembles the CRIPS sign - and both the Democrats and the gang use the color blue Members of the deaf community are in an uproar over the recent colloquial ASL handle for Joe Biden, which they say resembles a Crip gang sign The sign is supposed to resemble the Ray Bans that President elect Joe Biden wears Nakia Smith, a prominent TikTok influencer known for her videos about ASL, explained that the hand sign made members of the community unsafe For presidential sign names, a person's initials, physical appearance or reputation may be used  's ASL gesture resembles his combover while Obama has a B that resembles a flag 

By Matthew Wright For Dailymail.com

Published: 18:12 GMT, 11 November 2020 | Updated: 18:24 GMT, 11 November 2020

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Members of the deaf community in the United States are currently sounding off on the recently adopted colloquial American Sign Language (ASL) used for President elect Joe Biden, worried that it too closely resembles the Crip gang sign. 

A variety of hands signs have circulated to represent Biden, with the one in question meant to look as if the president elect was sporting his signature Ray Bans.

But Nakia Smith, a prominent TikTok influencer known for her videos about ASL, quickly pointed out that the sign looked all too similar to that of the Crips of the West Coast.

'We BIPOC feel completely disagree with that [sign] because of where we come from' she said in a she posted across platforms on Monday. 'We should've worked together and agree on the same thing than move forward when others disagree with that sign name for Biden.'  

Nakia Smith, a prominent TikTok influencer known for her videos about ASL, quickly pointed out that the Biden sign looked all too similar to that of the Crips of the West Coast

Nakia Smith, a prominent TikTok influencer known for her videos about ASL, quickly pointed out that the Biden sign looked all too similar to that of the Crips of the West Coast

Nakia Smith, a prominent TikTok influencer known for her videos about ASL, quickly pointed out that the sign looked all too similar to that of the Crips of the West Coast.

Smith, who resides in Dallas, Texas, also pointed out that Democrats color is blue - one of the primary colors of the gang

 'We BIPOC feel completely disagree with that [sign] because of where we come from' she said in a she posted across platforms on Monday. 'We should've worked together and agree on the same thing than move

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