Blind Man Drives Car Independently

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Saturday, January 29, 2011
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Daytona Beach, Florida (January 29, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the nation, announced today that for the first time a blind individual has driven a street vehicle in public without the assistance of a sighted person.  Mark Anthony Ricc

National Federation of the Blind Launches Fundraising Campaign on eBay

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Thursday, February 3, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 3, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced today that it will be a featured nonprofit on eBay this month, offering everyone the opportunity to buy, sell, or donate to support NFB’s job training programs.

NFB Executive Mark Riccobono Honored by Wisconsin Alumni Association

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 9, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the largest organization of blind people in the United States, today announced that Mark Riccobono, executive director of the NFB Jernigan Institute, has been named a 2011 Forward under 40 honoree by the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Adoption of Google Apps Program Discriminates Against the Blind

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 15, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people in the United States, today requested that the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, investigate civil rights vi

NFB-NEWSLINE® Adds Five Meredith Magazines to Lineup

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 23, 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 partnered with Meredith Corp

McCarran International Airport Discriminates Against Blind Passengers

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
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Las Vegas, Nevada (March 30, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind and four blind individuals—Alan and Billie Ruth Schlank, Joyce Pratt, and Mark Adreon—who frequently fly or plan to fly to and from Las Vegas through McCarran International Airport, have filed a class-action lawsuit in the United States Dis

Montgomery County Discriminates Against Blind Employee

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
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Rockville, Maryland (April 13, 2011): With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, a blind woman who was until recently employed as an information specialist with Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services has filed suit against the County for unlawful discrimination under the Re

Former Senator Chris Dodd to Speak at Fourth Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (April 13, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) will present the fourth Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium on April 14–15, 2011, at the NFB Jernigan Institute in Baltimore.  The symposium, entitled "Bridging t

National Federation of the Blind and Law School Admissions Council Agree to Settlement

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (April 26, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today announced that it has settled a lawsuit with the Law School Admissions Council, Inc.

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