Press Room

Below please find the latest press releases and media advisories issued by the National Federation of the Blind. For more information, or to request an interview with one of our experts, please contact Chris Danielsen, director of public relations, at 410-659-9314 extension 2330 (office), 410-262-1281 (mobile), or cdanielsen@nfb.org.

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National Federation of the Blind and Four Blind People File Suit Against RideCharge, Inc. and Three Taxicab Companies in California

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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Los Angeles, California (April 2, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, and four blind people residing in California—Rick Boggs, Geraldine Croom, Rochelle Houston, and Tina Thomas —filed suit today (case number: 2:14-cv-02490) in the United States District Court for the Central District of California agains

National Federation of the Blind and H&R Block Announce Agreement Assuring Accessibility

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts (March 25, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, and H&R Block, which prepares approximately one in seven tax returns in America, announced today that they have reached an agreement to make H&R Block’s Web site, online tax preparation products, and mobile applications fully accessible

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Groundbreaking Agreement on Equal Access in Higher Education

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 19, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for equal access in higher education by blind students, today applauded a groundbreaking agreement that has been reached between the University of Montana and the United States Dep

Blind Man to Drive Motorcycle at Thunder in the Valley Air Show

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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Columbus, Georgia (March 11, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind today announced that one of its members, Dan Parker, an experienced racecar builder and driver who lost his sight as the result of a racing accident in 2012, will again independently op

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Senate Introduction of TEACH ACT

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Friday, February 28, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC (February 28, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, applauds Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) for yesterday introducing the Technology, Education and Accessibility in College and Higher Education (TEACH) Act (S. 2060).

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