Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg was questioned on the issue of diversity at his company he gave no hard answers and delivered no hard commitments.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vz05_EaP1ks     /**/
Alabama happened... can Mississippi go blue too? Native Mississippian, former Congressman, and business leader Mike Espy officially announced his candidacy for Mississippi’s U.S. Senate seat currently held by retiring Sen. Thad Cochran. Espy made the announcement in a statement posted...
By: Christopher Wood, Co-Founder & Executive Director, LGBT Tech While hot-button technology topics like net neutrality make headlines for current legislative activity, the underlying concern for all Internet users is data privacy. For marginalized communities, the protection of sensitive data...
Today, the Black Women's Roundtable (BWR), an intergenerational civic engagement network of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), released its 5th Annual Black Women in the U.S. Report. Entitled "Time for A Power Shift," the report touches...
Linda Brown, who was a little girl when a court case that centered around her against a local school would change American history and U.S. education forever, died on March 25, at the age of 75.  The famous case known...
On March 26, in Washington, DC, friends, colleagues and family gathered to celebrate the life of veteran journalist George Wilson. Wilson covered politics from Capitol Hill for over two decades. Wilson died on March 17 at 70. In 2013,...
Communities of color have faced long-standing struggles to secure access to economic opportunity. Minority and low-income groups also represent the largest users of wireless when compared to other constituencies in the United States. It therefore follows that delays in...
On March 19, several civil rights groups filed suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release the contents of the agency’s redacted memo referred to in government documents as the “Race Paper.” The Center for Constitutional Rights along...
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) who was the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee, died at the age of 88 yesterday after a fall. "“I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my colleague and friend Congresswoman Louise...
When it's all said and done there's no doubt that Donald Trump will be viewed as one of the most openly corrupt and unlawful Presidents in U.S. history. Trump remains under the impression that he can ignore all the...

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