Blind World Magazine

The Empowerment Zone.

By Michael McCarty,
The Fred's Head Companion.
Friday, June 16, 2006.

Jamal Mazrui has created a great resource for people who are blind or visually impaired. The site is called the Empowerment Zone, the largest public, plain text, organized collection of documents on the following subjects:

accessible education

accessible housing

accessible travel

civil rights


financial advice funding as

sistive technology

gender, relationships, and sexuality

health care

HTML, CGI, and Perl

independent living


legal help

political action

popular applications, including Eudora, Internet Explorer, Lynx, Netscape, Notes, Pine, Word, and WordPerfect


self development

Social Security



The motto of Empowerment Zone is "helping individuals and communities achieve self actualization and full citizenship." Its resources may be viewed online or downloaded with any web browser, text or graphical. Suggestions are welcome for additions to this site or pointers to related collections.

Click this link to visit the Empowerment Zone:

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