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Mar 24, 2016, 10:50 ET Leading Disability Advocates Join Together To Oppose Detroit Metro Airport's Discriminatory Drop-off/Pick-up Policy

Leading voices in Michigan for the rights of persons with disabilities have joined together to oppose Detroit Metropolitan Airport's plan to create...


Jan 22, 2016, 10:24 ET Bus Passengers With Disabilities Sue Detroit Metro Airport Over Unsafe, Unequal Access

The Michigan Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind is calling out Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Delta Airlines, and its...


May 26, 2014, 06:00 ET Why No Jobs For the blind While Blindness Agency Illegally Hires Sighted Persons Despite Court Settlement? Asks National Federation of the Blind of Michigan

On Tuesday, May 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 P.m., The National Federation of the Blind of Michigan will picket the Governor's office and the House...


Jan 05, 2011, 11:47 ET Partial Funding Secured to Restore NFB-NEWSLINE® in Michigan

The National Federation of the Blind of Michigan is pleased to announce that partial funding has been found for NFB-NEWSLINE® -- the free service...


Sep 29, 2010, 02:34 ET Critical Funding Shortage Threatens NFB-NEWSLINE® in Michigan

Due to lack of funding, NFB-NEWSLINE®, a free service that provides independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national...


May 19, 2010, 03:24 ET National Federation of the Blind of Michigan to Hold Protest

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Michigan will again take to the streets of Lansing on Thursday, May 20, to protest what it feels is an...


Mar 18, 2010, 09:26 ET Blind Citizens to Rally at Blind Commission Meeting: Demand Rehire of Christine Boone and David Robinson - Reform of Agency

On Friday March 19, 2010, blind people will Gather at 9:00 am at the office of the Michigan Commission for the Blind for its Quarterly meeting, 201 N....


Feb 22, 2010, 09:02 ET Federationists Out in Cold, Again, This Time In Kalamazoo, Demand Commission 'Bring Boone Back'

The National Federation of the Blind of Michigan (NFBM) is picketing the Michigan Commission for the Blind Training Center, 1541 Oakland Drive, on...


Jan 28, 2010, 11:13 ET Michigan Commission for the Blind Director Attacks Michigan's Organized Blind

Patrick Cannon, director of the Michigan Commission for the Blind (MCB), has notified Christine Boone, director of the Michigan Commission for the...