Daily Archives: January 3, 2020

First Deaf and Blind Harvard Law Graduate Says Accessibility Isn’t Charity

WASHINGTON - Haben Girma, a lawyer born deaf and blind, has advocated for accessibility from her hometown of Oakland, California, all the way to the White House. Now, she has written a book about her journey.In a phone interview with

First Deaf and Blind Harvard Law Graduate Says Accessibility Isn’t Charity

WASHINGTON - Haben Girma, a lawyer born deaf and blind, has advocated for accessibility from her hometown of Oakland, California, all the way to the White House. Now, she has written a book about her journey.In a phone interview with

South African Journalist Held by Islamic State Back Home

A South African photojournalist has returned home after spending three years in captivity with the Islamic State in Syria, his family said Friday in Johannesburg. Shiraaz Mohamed was taken hostage in early 2017. The charity group Gift of the Givers