Monday, February 27, 2017
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The U.S. Black Chambers takes great pride in commemorating Black History Month with a tribute that honors Black history and anticipates an even greater Black future. Black History: "The survival of African people away from their ancestral home is one of...
More than 30 years after beginning her career as a network operator, Venessa Harrison was appointed President of AT&T North Carolina in December 2013. Since then, she has been on a singular mission to tell the story of AT&T,...
Though the first three weeks of the Trump presidency have been filled with legal setbacks on immigration, amateurish management and political distraction, there's one subject that looks like it could place President Trump in front of President Obama in...
The Senate debate over attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions (D-AL) boiled over into confusion and accusations on Tuesday night as Senate Democrats carried their opposition into an all night long protest. But at 7:15 p.m. as Sen. Elizabeth Warren...
On February 7, 2017, the Multicultural Media Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) convened a rich panoply of leaders from the media, technology, and telecommunications sectors - government officials, entrepreneurs, and industry professionals alike - for its 8th Annual Broadband...
Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), a freshman member of the House who is occupying a seat in a diverse district that includes Harlem, has expressed interest in joining the Congressional Black Caucus. The House district Espaillat now represents was held for four...
A new study by Accenture Strategy predicts that transitioning America's wireless networks from 4G to 5G could yield an increase of 3 million new jobs to the economy, along with roughly $500 billion added to the gross domestic product through...
Donald Trump’s meeting recently with Silicon Valley’s tech royalty should give investors an idea about which sectors of the economy will be receiving some love from America’s Reality Star in Chief. Mr. Trump declared to the tech CEOs in...

Moving Beyond the March

I woke up Monday morning, thinking about going downtown to participate in my local community’s Martin Luther King Day celebration activities. This included a day filled with recognizing scholarship award recipients, making and listening to speeches, and participating in...
Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL), who represents Selma, Alabama wrote she will not attend Donald Trump's inauguration.  She was joined by new Virginia congressman Rep. Don McEachin (D-VA).  Both of their statements were striking to say the least. “Upon prayerful deliberation,...