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Tech Diversity Report by GAO Delivers Sobering Data on African Americans

The overwhelmingly white men tech sector remains the same with not much indication of changing according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office...

Marching for Black Women

By Atima Omara This weekend, I will join individuals and organizations from across the country for the March for Black Women. And Black women have many...

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...

Recounting When #AllLivesDidntMatter Underscores False Choice

Trevor Noah of the Daily Show said it perfectly last week, "You shouldn’t have to choose between the police and the citizens that they...

America’s Challenge: Where Do We Go From Here?

If the recent killings of Black males by law enforcement seem familiar, unfortunately, it is becoming just that! Although the situations, circumstances, and geographical...

Broadband and Capital Have Historic Implications for America’s Blacks

By Marc Morial, President, National Urban League Too often overlooked by leadership in the black community, capital is the lifeblood of our market-based economy. The...

Effective Civic Engagement Requires Balanced Viable Plan and Intentionality

Evidence based civic engagement is a fairly nascent field. In fact, up until 20 years ago, what people now think of as civic engagement...

MISO Appoints Two African Americans to Its Board of Directors

The nation's first regional transmission organization, MISO (Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.) made history on December 10, 2015 by appointing two African Americans to its...

GOP Looking to Prove It’s #CommittedToCommunity with New Outreach Effort

Earlier this week, the Republican National Committee launched a first of its kind effort to meet Black Americans (and would be voters) where they...

For Expanded Opportunity, Lifeline Program Must Cover Broadband

It’s widely accepted that the combination of broadband and digital technology can be a great equalizer that connects society’s have-nots with vast opportunities for...