Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Navarrow Wright

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Navarrow is the President of Maximum Leverage Solutions, a consulting firm that delivers Internet, social media strategy and technology development consulting to its clients. Navarrow is also a principal at Londonberry ( http://www.londonberry.com), a web development and strategy firm. Navarrow Co-founded with Hip Hop Mogul, Russell Simmons to create a social media site catering to the hip-hop perspective, Global Grind.com. With funding from Accel Partners, the primary investors of Facebook, “Wright successfully launched the product and raised the series A round of capitol. Wright also launched a vertical ad network and celebrity blogger network while at Globalgrind. You can follow him on twitter @navarrowwright.

Making Sure Political Policy Delivers On the Digital Promise

The benefits of the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile USA merger, both to underserved communities and to budding digital entrepreneurs, are innumerable.

Urban League Declares War on Unemployment with 2011 State of Black...

With yesterday’s release of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Situation Summary for the month of March, the National Urban League’s 2011 State of Black America (SOBA) report couldn’t come at a more important time.

New Jersey’s Path To A Prosperous Digital Future

In my home state of New Jersey, a movement is afoot to ensure that the regulation of modern technologies is congruent with modern sensibilities about how best to promote consumer interests, digital entrepreneurial opportunities and business growth.

Start Up America Signals New Push for Tech Entrepreneurship

Over the last week, the Obama Administration has taken some extra steps toward demonstrating its commitment to technology and entrepreneurship.

Color of Change Challenges Rush’s Bid for Ranking Member

James Rucker, Executive Director of ColorofChange.org, sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosirequesting her opposition to Congressman Bobby Rush’s candidacy for Ranking Member of the House Communications, Technology and Internet (CTI) Subcommittee.

Lack of Libraries Could Lead to A Digital Underclass

Even in the digital age, libraries provide very necessary assistance to many people, particularly those who cannot or have not adopted broadband in their homes.

Encouraging Government Procurement of Minority Tech Start-Ups

Steps have been taken in the right direction, but there is much more the government can do to foster innovation and opportunity in the tech space for minority populations.

MMTC Seeks to Preserve Free and Open Internet in FCC Filing

Several National Organizations filed comments before the Federal Communications Commission in the Open Internet Proceeding.

Economic Study Misconstrues Benefits of Computers, Broadband

We live in an increasingly digital economy, and despite the result of the study described by Alster, broadbad is the single most viable option we have toward increasing positive economicimpacts for people of color and for those who have been historically marginalized and underserved.