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Comcast Corp. announced today a partnership with the venture firm DreamIt Ventures to provide to provide seed funding, training, mentoring and other benefits to five minority-led startups.
The votes are finally counted in the closest election ever in Jacksonville, and the results are historic — citizens of the Florida city have elected Alvin Brown, a Democrat, as their first African-American mayor.
Jacksonville voters last night may have seen one of the greatest of long shots hit the target — Alvin Brown, a Democrat and African-American, ended the evening with a 603-vote lead over Republican Mike Hogan in what has been a wild race for mayor of the Florida city.
The Honorable Kendrick B. Meek, a former Congressman representing Florida’s 17th congressional district, has joined Politic365 as chairman of its Editorial Board. In this position, Meek will guide the publication’s growth and development of news, perspective and commentary for American decision leaders, focusing first on penetrating communities of color.