NFB in the News

The National Federation of the Blind is regularly featured in a variety of news outlets at both the national and local levels. Our leaders and members are often sought after to provide insight and expertise in areas such as accessibility, disability rights, Braille and other blindness skills, and living successfully with blindness. 

A selection of recent news articles and other media in which the NFB has been featured is below. Please note that without a subscription some sites have monthly article limits.

"Blind Voters Sue Maryland Board of Elections, Alleging Discrimination at Ballot Box"
Baltimore Sun, August 2, 2019

"A Group of Blind Inmates Just Won a Big Settlement from Maryland. But What They Lost Has Left One ‘Always Scared, Always Watching My Back.’"
Washington Post, June 12, 2019

"Different Ways to Show Paintings, Photos to Blind People"
Associated Press, June 4, 2019

"ADA Lawsuit Prompts Institutional Change, Draws More Students"
Inside Higher Ed, May 22, 2019

"Lego Is Making Braille Bricks. They May Give Blind Literacy a Needed Lift."
New York Times, April 27, 2019

"Trump’s Budget Is Full of Cuts Aimed at People With Disabilities"
New York Times, April 17, 2019

"Toyota PAVEs way at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show"
Driving the Nation, January 17, 2019

"Adding Braille Stickers To Kellogg's Treats: How To Feel The Heart Of Lunch"
Forbes, January 9, 2019

"American Nightmare: How Workers with Disabilities Are Denied Economic Prosperity"
The Hill, November 30, 2018

"There’s Already a Blueprint for a More Accessible Internet, If Only Designers Would Learn It"
Quartz, November 15, 2018

"When Mom Isn’t Looking: The Challenges Blind Parents Face Go Beyond Logistics"
U.S. News & World Report, November 6, 2018

"Feds Prod Universities to Address Website Accessibility Complaints"
Inside Higher Ed, November 6, 2018

"Blind Marylanders Sue Walmart, Saying Self-Serve Checkouts Violate ADA"
Baltimore Sun, October 26, 2018

"U.S. Lobby Urges Mobileye ‘to Champion’ Message of the Blind in Self-Driving Cars"
The Times of Israel, October 11, 2018

"Orioles Become First U.S. Pro Team to Incorporate Braille on Uniforms"
Washington Post, September 19, 2018