National Federation of the Blind Applauds Historic Iowa Supreme Court Decision

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Friday, June 27, 2014
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Des Moines, Iowa (June 27, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today applauded the Iowa Supreme Court for its decision in the landmark case of Aaron Cannon and Davenport Civil Rights Commission v.

National Federation of the Blind and Blind Business Owner Resolve Enforcement Action with Small Business Administration

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Monday, June 16, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 16, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for equal access by the blind to information technology, and Virgil Stinnett, a blind business owner from Honolulu, Hawaii, have reached an agreement resolving an enforcement action (Complaint #2009-02) against the Small Business Administration (SBA).

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Ruling in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 10, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for access by the blind to published works, today applauded the ruling of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the case of Authors Guild, Inc., et al v. HathiTrust, et al. 

National Federation of the Blind Announces 2014 Scholarship Program Finalists

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 14, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the finalists for its 2014 Scholarship Program, which awards thirty scholarships each year to recognize achievement by blind scholars.

National Federation of the Blind: Atlantic Cape Community College Discriminates Against Blind Student, Bans Him from Freely Accessing Campus

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Mays Landing, New Jersey (April 15, 2014): Members of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, and its New Jersey affiliate, will hold a protest at the Mays Landing campus of Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC) on Thursday, April 17, from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.

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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