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Braille Monitor

Vol. 64, No. 9                 October 2021

Gary Wunder, Editor

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Contents

Vol. 64, No. 9                       October 2021

Illustration: The Beauty of Local Programming and the Magic of Sharing Your News (HTML)
Illustration: The Beauty of Local Programming and the Magic of Sharing Your News (MP3)

Apologies from the Editor (HTML)
Apologies from the Editor (MP3)

Transformative Leadership in Partnership with the Blind: Colorado Raises Expectations for All Blind Americans (HTML)
Transformative Leadership in Partnership with the Blind: Colorado Raises Expectations for All Blind Americans (MP3)
by Jena Griswold

Transformative Innovations in Transportation: A Commitment to a Future Informed by the Blind (HTML)
Transformative Innovations in Transportation: A Commitment to a Future Informed by the Blind (MP3)
by The Honorable Pete Buttigieg

Reframing the Fight for Civil Rights: Understanding the Discourse on Equality Verses Equity from a Social Justice Perspective (HTML)
Reframing the Fight for Civil Rights: Understanding the Discourse on Equality Verses Equity from a Social Justice Perspective (MP3)
by Kane Brolin, Dr. Evette Simmons-Reed, Dr. Carolyn Peters, Dr. Lashawna Fant, and Lee Martin

Personal Reflections on Freedom (HTML)
Personal Reflections on Freedom (MP3)
by Maurice Peret

A Life Well Lived by our Colleague, Friend, and Federation Family Member, Charlie Brown (HTML)
A Life Well Lived by our Colleague, Friend, and Federation Family Member, Charlie Brown (MP3)
by Alan Schlank

Leadership and Common Bonds: Transformative Change and Civil Rights Grounding from Maryland's Seventh Congressional District (HTML)
Leadership and Common Bonds: Transformative Change and Civil Rights Grounding from Marylandís Seventh Congressional District (MP3)

How Speaking Out Can Help Prepare for Cloudy Days and Save Lives (HTML)
How Speaking Out Can Help Prepare for Cloudy Days and Save Lives (MP3)
by Jonathan Franks

You Can Make a Difference (HTML)
You Can Make a Difference (MP3)

Living, Loving, and Providing for One's Family Isn't New to This Generation (HTML)
Living, Loving, and Providing for Oneís Family Isnít New to This Generation (MP3)
by Peggy Chong

Constitution of the National Federation of the Blind as Amended 2014 (HTML)
Constitution of the National Federation of the Blind as Amended 2014 (MP3)

Monitor Miniatures (HTML)
Monitor Miniatures (MP3)

Complete Braille Monitor

Complete Braille Monitor (Zipped Word Version)

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