[Ohio-talk] From the Ohio Membership Committee "Blindness: of Vision and Vultures" By Dr. Kenneth Jernigan

Patricia McPherson patrinkle at icloud.com
Sun Jun 16 04:13:08 UTC 2019


This was an excellent speech.

> It is sad that we are still facing many of these misconceptions.

Pat
> On Jun 15, 2019, at 6:00 PM, Suzanne Turner via Ohio-Talk <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
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> Below is an audio of Dr. Kenneth Jernigan giving a banquet speech in Las
> Angeles in 1976.
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> If you want to know more about the philosophy of the National Federation of
> the Blind and the principal we stand on. I challenge you to listen to this
> profound and accurate account of why we fight so hard not to take a back
> seat in life.
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> This speech also mentions Barbara Pierce who had, in my opinion, one of the
> worst experiences in a cab with an ignorant driver. 
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> Curious? Just listen!
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> Click or cut and paste the audio version!
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> Suzanne
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> *    Blindness: Of Visions and Vultures
> <https://nfb.org/Images/nfb/Publications/convent/banque76.htm> , Los
> Angeles, 1976
> *    Blindness: Of Visions and Vultures (Audio)
> <https://nfb.org/Images/nfb/Audio/BanqSpeech/BSP-1976.mp3> 
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> Suzanne Hartfield-Turner, President
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> NFBOH-Cleveland Chapter
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> The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the
> characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the
> expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles
> between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want;
> blindness is not what holds you back.
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