The flag of the state of South Dakota represents the U.S. state of South Dakota with a field of sky blue charged with a version (in navy blue on white) of the state seal in the center, surrounded by gold triangles representing the sun's rays, surrounded in turn by inscriptions in gold sans-serif capitals of "SOUTH DAKOTA" on top and "THE MOUNT RUSHMORE STATE" (the state nickname) on the bottom. The inscription on the bottom was "THE SUNSHINE STATE" before it was changed in 1992. Read the full Wikipedia article.
Jacobus tenBroek was the founding President of the National Federation of the Blind,
and, as such, a towering figure in the blind civil rights movement. But as much
as Dr. tenBroek devoted his volunteer efforts to the fight for equality, opportunity,
and security for the blind, he also pursued a career as a lawyer and university
professor. Dr. tenBroek’s importance both to the blind movement and to legal scholarship
make it a fitting tribute for the Jernigan Institute’s research library to be named
To learn more about the life of Jacobus tenBroek the tenBroek papers, consider the
following articles and presentations:
This video was shown at the 2008 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium and during
the 2008 Convention of the National Federation of the Blind.