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FPL Proposes Community Investment to Spur Solar Build Out

In a new pilot program by Florida Power & Light, consumers have a unique opportunity to support the build out of solar energy in their communities by paying an additional $9.00 per month to underwrite the costs of building ...
by Malik Shareef
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America’s Transition To High-Speed Internet Key To Community Enrichment

In a move which could help facilitate economic growth, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski this week announced a high-level task force to address the transition away from 1930s era copper, circ...
by Malik Shareef
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12-12-12, The Concert for Sandy Relief

As communities continue to piece back their lives as a result of Superstorm Sandy, some of the biggest names in music have come together with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment (CCM&E) for what is widely considered one o...
by Malik Shareef
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African American Health Care Top Priority, Six Resolutions Passed

On Thursday, December 6, 2012, the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) considered six policy resolutions relating to Health and Human Services, ranging from Medicare access to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseas...
by Malik Shareef
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Univision Unveils “Generación América” to Highlight U.S. Hispanic Achievements

At the 2012 Latin Grammy Awards, the world’s largest Spanish-language network, Univision, made a huge announcement by unveiling their newest project- Generación América, a new empowerment platform dedicated to preserving an...
by Malik Shareef
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Hill Harper Joins AT&T for “No Text on Board Pledge Day” Today

AT&T’s main message is to spread the word that no text or email is worth the risks...
by Malik Shareef
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AT&T ASPIRE: Inspiring Students to Achieve Their Dreams

With the U.S. economy recovering from a deadly recession, education becomes more and more important for low-income families.  While cuts in education funding are reducing opportunities for middle class and poor families, AT&am...
by Malik Shareef
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Minority Media and Telecom Entrepreneurship: The Key to Prosperity in the Digital Age

Minority media, telecom and high tech entrepreneurs, large and small, are primed to ride an unprecedented and bipartisan wave of support for ownership diversity in their industries. At the heart of this promising civil rights d...
by Malik Shareef
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“Yes” Vote Needed On Digital Goods Tax Fairness Act

Today, Congress will vote on the Digital Goods Tax Fairness Act, an act which aims to establish a “national framework” for how digital goods and services should be fairly taxed at the state and local levels.  Without this ...
by Malik Shareef
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Government Subsidizes Broadcast Networks, But at What Cost to Minorities?

The nation’s broadcasters receive billions in subsidies.
by Malik Shareef
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Texting and Driving a Big No-No

The period between Memorial Day and Labor Day the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer.”
by Malik Shareef
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Officials Talk Common Core State Standards at ConvergeUS Event

Some children are better prepared for the future than others.
by Malik Shareef
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Lower-Income Consumers Need Affordable Electricity

There is an actual energy crisis before us that must be addressed
by Malik Shareef
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Check Those Cell Phone Bills: Beware of “Cramming”

Americans are paying more than $2 billion a year in unauthorized illegal charges
by Malik Shareef
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