Volume LIX April 2021 No. 10
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- President’s Message: Join Our International Journey toward Diversity and Inclusion, by Dan Spoone
- ACB’s New Members Portal
- Announcing the 2021 Talking Book Narrator, by Janet Dickelman
- Audio Description Project Calls for Nominations for the 13th Annual ADP Awards, by Joel Snyder
- 421 for ’21, by Jean Mann
- In Memoriam: Charles Edwin “Doc” Bradley Jr., June 15, 1943-January 19, 2021
- A Place at the Table, by Cachet Wells
- What Color Is the Dream?, by Sandra Sermons
- Heart of a Legacy, by Michael and Peggy Garrett
- What Is IDC?, by Pamela Metz and Regina Brink
- People of Color, by Charles Nabarrete
- Learning and Leading in the D.C. Council of the Blind, by Cheryl Cumings
- Smoke Signal Sent from Quiet Water, by Regina Brink
- Feeling Connected in New Mexico, by Cheryl Cumings
- A Man Who Has Made a Difference, by Michael E. Garrett
- Affiliate News
- Here and There, edited by Cynthia G. Hawkins
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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