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Tech Review: The Mantis Q40 Braille Display from APH

Who would win in a boxing match, a mantis or a scorpion? We’re not sure, but the Mantis Q40 Braille display definitely scored big in our latest tech review.

Thirty Years after Covering the Signing of the ADA

Blend in. Stand out. Those were the two seemingly dichotomous goals driving me on July 26, 1990.

Introducing a New Triad Mentoring Model with the Pearson Corporate Disability Mentoring Program

The National Federation of the Blind is an organization of blind people sharing our lived experiences and pioneering strategies with one another in an effort to live the lives we want.

Love Is Love: Supporting Our LGBTQ+ Members and Celebrating Pride Month

Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which happened at the end of June 1969. These riots ignited the gay rights movement. Since then, it has served to amplify LGBTQ+ needs and rights—such as protection against harassment and discrimination—while also recognizing the impact LGBTQ+ people have had in the world.

What Pride Means to Me

Each year in June, the LGBTQ community celebrates Pride Month—a month where we celebrate who we are and what we’ve accomplished.

Health in a Time of Pandemic and Protest

The last few months have been among the toughest our nation has faced—a pandemic that basically necessitated a nationwide shutdown and now widespread demonstrations against racism.

Files, Files Everywhere: Storing Your Documents in the Cloud

With work and school increasingly being done remotely, especially with the current COVID-19 situation, accessing files from multiple devices is becoming ever more important.

Love Conquers Hate: An Open Letter to the Members of the National Federation of the Blind

I write this message to you as the elected President of the National Federation of the Blind. I also write it to you as an American who is struggling this week. I call upon members of our organization to recognize the solidarity we share as blind people and that the value we place on love within our movement is needed more today than at any other time in our history.

Celebrating the Class of 2020 in the Midst of COVID-19

March was quite an interesting month for college students across the country. Most of us spent far too many hours in the library during the first week studying for midterms—perhaps the last sense of normalcy most of us had.

Dungeon Crawling on Your Alexa Device: A Review of “The Cursed Painting”

Ever since the first Amazon Echo came on the scene, gaming has been a popular feature. The first games were simple trivia or quiz games, but they have become more and more advanced as time has passed.