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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.

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.

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.

Uber, Lyft, and Service Animals: The Discrimination Continues

After three years of implementation and monitoring, the National Federation of the Blind’s settlement agreements with Uber and Lyft are set to expire this summer.

Braille and Me

“Well, Bob,” said Melody, my Braille instructor. She stood up, small and frail. “We’re done!”

Gratitude for the Women of the Movement

Growing up, I tried many different sports and hobbies: soccer, tee ball, swim team, drama club, dance classes, and 4-H. I even tried my hand at piano for a number of years.

Coming Together During COVID-19: Concerns and Connections

As the COVID-19 emergency continues to spread across the country, everyone is experiencing some level of uncertainty and disruption in daily life.

Instilling the Love of Reading

Everyone has a different journey when it comes to reading. Brittany’s journey began with her father. Every night the two would take turns reading a page out of a book. My journey began with my TVI in elementary school.

The Shoe Fits: #RunForNFB Fundraiser

I am Terri Rupp, wife to Aaron, mom to Marley and Jackson, a marathon runner, and a lover of books, fresh air, good food, and quality time with family and friends.