Monday, January 22, 2018
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People of color, particularly African Americans and Latinos, depend on mobile technologies and wireless broadband service more than most other Americans. Foremost among those services that promise to radically reshape our lives, our cities, and our communities is 5G,...
In early December 2017, Black voters placed former federal prosecutor Doug Jones into the U.S. Senate with a dramatic and close win in Alabama. Jones is the first Democrat to win in Alabama in a quarter of a century.  Now...
It was an interesting year. Donald Trump, a man best known as a birther with a reality TV show and a real estate company, was sworn in as President of the United States on January 20, 2017. What happened next...
Spielberg Does It... Again. In what one could assume might be a talky, preachy snoozefest given the thick subject matter, The Post verifies once again that Steven Spielberg can convert any subject into thriller-level cinema. The Post is about the release of...
It Started with Weinstein. It started with former Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein. After a wave of sexual harassment allegations hit the Hollywood community and spread to other high profile industries, a debate over sexual harassment in the workplace and...
The daughter of Eric Garner, who was choked to death begging for his life by NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in 2014, died on December 30 after suffering a heart attack on Christmas Eve.  She was only 27. Garner became a...
After three years at the helm of the Multicultural Media, Telecom, and Internet Council, Kim Keenan yesterday announced her resignation from the organization. Since its founding in 1986, MMTC "has represented over 70 minority, civil rights and religious national organizations in...
In less than 48 hours, the Federal Communications Commission - led by Chairman Ajit Pai - is expected to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, championed by then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, and supported by Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel. Just...
Saying a vote on impeaching Donald Trump will occur on the House floor this week, late last week Rep. Al Green made a statement on the House floor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItfXf3e5Ozo
Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), the Dean of the House and the most powerful African American elected official in Michigan, announced he will resign from Congress effective today, December 5, 2017. Conyers has been dealing with controversy after several allegations of...