National Federation of the Blind Announces Winners of 2010 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest

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Monday, December 20, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 20, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, is proud to announce the winners of the 2010 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest.  The NFB administered the Onkyo Braille Literacy Essay Contest in the U.S.

National Federation of the Blind Receives 2007 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award

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Wednesday, November 21, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 21, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, was awarded a 2007 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award for civic leadership and outstanding community service on November 20.  The NFB was honored for the innovative Youth Slam program, which took place at Johns Hopkins University in July.

National Federation of the Blind Congratulates Blind Driver Challenge™ VIPs

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 21, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people in the United States, today congratulated the ten Blind Driver Challenge™ VIPs who have been awarded trips to the public debut of a vehicle equipped with a nonvisual

National Federation of the Blind to Award $100,000

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Wednesday, December 5, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind today launched the Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award Program.  Beginning in 2008, the National Federation of the Blind will present 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. 

National Federation of the Blind Celebrates Read Across America

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Monday, February 27, 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 27, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Braille literacy, will celebrate Read A

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Blind Woman’s Right to Use Technology to Take Professional Examinations

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 5, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people, today applauded a federal appellate court ruling affirming the right of a blind California woman to use screen access technology to take professional examinations req

President Signs Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
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Washington, D.C. (January 5, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind today commended President Barack Obama for signing into law the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S. 841), which will protect the blind and other pedestrians from injury as a result of silent vehicle technology. 

National Federation of the Blind Announces Agreement with Travelocity

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Monday, January 17, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 17, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Internet access by blind Americans, today announced an agreement with Travelocity, one of the largest and most popular online travel agencies, to make travelocity.com more accessible to the blind

Blind Man to Take to the Road at Daytona International Speedway

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Friday, January 28, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 28, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the nation, announced today that Mark Anthony Riccobono, a blind executive who directs technology, research, and education programs for the organization, will be the first bl

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