white stripes http://michiganradio.org en Nonprofit, White Stripes bring music to Michigan deaf students http://michiganradio.org/post/nonprofit-white-stripes-bring-music-michigan-deaf-students <p>While the Detroit-based rock duo the White Stripes officially broke up early this year, they are still providing inspiration and encouragement to Michigan students, including some from Flint&#39;s Michigan School for the Deaf.</p><p>According to<a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2011/11/music_video_to_white_stripes_s.html"> the Flint Journal</a>, D-Pan (Deaf Professional Artists Network), an Oakland County-based nonprofit, is working to give deaf students the ability to enjoy music and one of the organization&#39;s recent projects was to create a music video set to the White Stripes &ldquo;We&rsquo;re Going to be Friends&rdquo; featuring students signing the song&#39;s lyrics.</p><p>As the Journal reports, the White Stripes were not directly involved with the project, but some D-Pan supporters were personally acquainted with the band, who not only gave <a href="http://www.d-pan.org">D-Pan</a> their blessing&nbsp; to use the song, but also gave the project a shout out on<a href="http://www.whitestripes.com/news/newsExtra.html"> their website</a>.</p><p>Check out the video below:</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbLz9-riRGM</p><p><em>-John Klein Wilson, Michigan Radio Newsroom</em> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:53:52 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 5155 at http://michiganradio.org