Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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For six months, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) has been quietly working with two dozen telecom experts, former regulators, economists and scholars to develop a plan for a new “Telecom Act for the Digital Age.”  In an...
The actor Sherman Hemsley, who played the very funny and the very memorable George Jefferson on the 1970s sitcom, The Jeffersons, died today at 74 years old in Texas. The Jefferson premiered in 1974 and was groundbreaking.  The show was not only...
"After all these massacres that have happened all we hear from the NRA is that we're taking away Second Amendment rights, said Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) at a press conference today. "This has nothing to do with Second Amendment Rights. ...
We don't hate rich people - just the fact that we're not. Is that a good campaign slogan?
A team of Little League baseball players from Lugazi, Uganda , are poised to become the Jackie Robinsons of youth baseball. If all goes well, the Lugazi squad will become the first team to represent Africa in the Little League Baseball World Series in...
What should kick off needed policy discussions fade away into the next tragedy
Whether it is Chicago or Colorado, gun violence is gripping the nation. Yet, we have to decide: is it enough to change our nation at the most basic levels? I know that we are all feeling pain over the recent...
Georgia’s Supreme Court unanimously decided to stay the execution of Warren Lee Hill Jr. on Monday. Hill, a death row inmate, was scheduled for execution at 7 p.m. Monday. The court is determining if the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act was...
In a bi-partisan showing at the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council Access to Capital Conference, Federal Communications Commissioners Robert McDowell, Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel stressed the importance of impending incentive auctions as a means of alleviating the spectrum...

Manny Ohonme

Name: Manny Ohonme Title/Occupation: Founder Organization: Samaritan’s Feet What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Manny Ohonme is the founder of Samaritan’s Feet,  a humanitarian aid organization that washes the feet of impoverished children around the world and adorns them with new...