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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Blind Students Sue Florida State University for Discrimination

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 29, 2011): With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, two blind students—Christopher Shane Toth and Jamie Ann Principato—filed suit today against Florida State University (FSU) and its board of trustees. The suit alleges that FSU’s Department of Mathematics discriminated against Mr. Toth and Ms.

3,500 Blind People to Arrive in Orlando

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
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Event:   National Federation of the Blind National Convention

Dates:   July 3–8, 2011

Diabetes Forecast Magazine Now Available on NFB-NEWSLINE®

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Monday, June 27, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 27, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce that NFB-NEWSLINE®—its free service that provides independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications as well as TV and job listings—has collaborated with the American Diabetes

National Federation of the Blind Congratulates Blind Driver Experience Participants

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Friday, June 24, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 24, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people, today congratulated the thirty people who won the honor of participating in the Blind Driver Experience.  On Tuesday, July 5, from 1–6:00 p.m., as part of the NFB Natio

eBay to Sponsor the National Convention of the National Federation of the Blind

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 21, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced that eBay has signed on to be the title sponsor of the national convention to be held in Orlando this summer.  The national convention gathers nearly thre

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