National Federation of the Blind Announces 2010 Scholarship Program Winners

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 12, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the winners of its 2010 Scholarship Program, which awards thirty scholarships each year to recognize achievement by blind scholars.  The winners are listed

Key Stakeholders Agree on Measures to Protect Blind Pedestrians from Silent Cars

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 19, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the American Council of the Blind (ACB), the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (AAM), and the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) announced today that they have agreed on proposed legislative language that

Future Blind Scientists Unite in Baltimore

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Monday, July 23, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 23, 2007): Katie Colton, 15, of Park City, Utah, is passionate about science; she has wanted to be a meteorologist since she was in the fourth grade.  “Studying meteorology is great, but what I really want to do is get some hands-on experience,” she says.

National Conference of Bar Examiners Discriminates Against Blind Law School Graduates

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 2, 2010): Three blind law school graduates registered to take the Maryland general bar exam in July 2010—Timothy R. Elder, Anne P. Blackfield, and Michael B.

Law Schools Discriminate Against Blind Applicants

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010
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San Francisco, California (June 9, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, and three blind students who have applied or are considering applying to law school in California—Deepa Goraya, Bruce J.

National Federation of the Blind Names Laurel Hudson 2010 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children

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Monday, June 21, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 21, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has named Laurel Hudson, a teacher of blind students at the Coralwood Diagnostic Center in Atlanta, Georgia, as its 2010 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children.  Hudson will be presented with the award at the NFB’s seventieth annua

3,000 Blind People Arrive in Dallas

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Monday, June 28, 2010
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Event:   National Federation of the Blind Annual National Convention

Dates:   July 3–8, 2010

National Federation of the Blind to Debut Car That Can Be Driven Independently by the Blind at Rolex 24

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Friday, July 2, 2010
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Daytona Beach, Florida (July 2, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, College of Engineering (Virginia Tech) announced today that they have partnered to demonstrate the first street vehicle equipped with technology allowing a blind person to dr

National Federation of the Blind Commends House on Adoption of Braille Literacy Resolution

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010
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Dallas, Texas (July 6, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Braille literacy, announced today that the United States House of Representatives has adopted a resolution, H. RES.

National Federation of the Blind Awards $50,000

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Thursday, July 8, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 8, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind presented $50,000 in cash awards to individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward achieving the full integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality.  The third annual Dr.

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