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Jun 30, 2015, 01:31 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: Three Thousand Blind People to Arrive in Orlando

Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Convention of Largest Organization of Blind Americans Starts July 5 Event: National Federation of the Blind National...


Apr 15, 2014, 12:06 ET National Federation of the Blind: Atlantic Cape Community College Discriminates Against Blind Student, Bans Him from Freely Accessing Campus

Members of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation's oldest and largest organization of blind people, and its New Jersey affiliate,...


Apr 02, 2014, 04:21 ET National Federation of the Blind and Four Blind People File Suit Against RideCharge, Inc. and Three Taxicab Companies in California

LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people...


Mar 25, 2014, 10:14 ET National Federation of the Blind and H&R Block Announce Agreement Assuring Accessibility

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, and H&R Block, which prepares...


Mar 19, 2014, 10:26 ET National Federation of the Blind Applauds Groundbreaking Agreement on Equal Access in Higher Education

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation's leading advocate for equal access in higher education by blind students, today applauded a...


Mar 11, 2014, 02:28 ET Blind Man to Drive Motorcycle at Thunder in the Valley Air Show

The National Federation of the Blind today announced that one of its members, Dan Parker, an experienced racecar builder and driver who lost his...


Feb 28, 2014, 08:49 ET National Federation of the Blind Applauds Senate Introduction of TEACH Act

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) , the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, applauds Senators Elizabeth Warren...


Feb 24, 2014, 08:40 ET National Federation of the Blind Applauds Settlement with PARCC, Inc.

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today applauded a settlement agreement reached among itself, its affiliate organizations the NFB of New...


Feb 24, 2014, 04:10 ET National Federation of the Blind Applauds Resolution to Phase Out Section 14(c) of Fair Labor Standards Act

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) commented today on California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez's recently introduced resolution that, if...


Feb 12, 2014, 11:19 ET National Federation of the Blind Commends President Obama for Executive Order on Wages

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) commented today on President Obama's executive order requiring a wage floor of $10.10 for individuals...


Feb 04, 2014, 11:51 ET National Federation of the Blind Urges President Obama to Expand Executive Order on Wages

The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's oldest and largest nationwide organization of the blind, has sent a letter to President Obama...


Jan 24, 2014, 12:21 ET National Federation of the Blind and Parents of Blind Child File Suit to Make K-12 Assessments Accessible

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), along with its affiliate organizations the NFB of New Jersey and the National Organization of Parents of...


Jan 23, 2014, 08:35 ET National Federation of the Blind Thanks Governor O'Malley

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation's leading advocate for nonvisual access to electronic technology and information by the blind, ...


Jan 22, 2014, 12:43 ET National Federation of the Blind Sues Department of Transportation Over Airline Regulations

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people, filed suit (case number:1:14-cv-00085) in ...


Jan 14, 2014, 02:30 ET National Federation of the Blind Commends Microsoft and GW Micro for Groundbreaking Accessibility Partnership

The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for equal access to technology by the blind, today commended Microsoft...


Jan 13, 2014, 10:42 ET Blind Student Files Discrimination Suit Against Miami University

With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, Aleeha Dudley, a blind student pursuing a degree in zoology with hopes of attending...


Nov 25, 2013, 09:31 ET National Federation of the Blind Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), a pioneer in providing STEM-related educational opportunities for blind youth, announced today that a...


Nov 18, 2013, 03:38 ET National Federation of the Blind Partners with Santa to Promote Braille Literacy

Once again, Santa has enlisted the help of the elves at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Jernigan Institute to get Braille letters out to...


Nov 15, 2013, 02:19 ET The National Federation Of The Blind And The Association Of American Publishers Applaud Introduction Of "TEACH Act"

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, and the Association of American...


Nov 14, 2013, 02:46 ET National Federation of the Blind Applauds Landmark Ruling in Authors Guild v. Google

The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for access to education and information by blind Americans, commented today on...


Nov 06, 2013, 10:02 ET National Federation of the Blind Disappointed in New DOT Access Rules

The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, today expressed severe disappointment in the ...


Nov 04, 2013, 10:12 ET National Federation of the Blind Comments on Iowa Supreme Court Case Regarding Blind People Entering the Chiropractic Medicine Field

The National Federation of the Blind, which has led the fight for the equality of blind Americans for over seventy years, today commented on the...


Oct 31, 2013, 08:39 ET National Federation of the Blind to Unmask Goodwill's Exploitation of Workers with Disabilities

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, announced that it will hold a...


Sep 12, 2013, 10:26 ET National Federation of the Blind Comments on Gun Ownership by Blind Individuals

In recent days there has been much discussion about whether blind individuals should be permitted to own and/or carry firearms. (Logo:...


Aug 27, 2013, 02:04 ET Dan Parker Completes Successful Run on Bonneville Salt Flats

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today congratulated Dan Parker, who yesterday became the second blind man to publicly operate a vehicle...