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NOBEL Women Empower Current and Future Leaders at Annual Conference

The National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL Women) recently convened its annual legislative conference, and the message for all in attendance was clear:...

Increasing African-American Inclusion in Tech

By Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II (D-Mo.) This article originally appeared on The Hill, and was republished with permission from Congressman Cleaver's staff.  On July 26, 1948, Missouri’s...

Social Security turns 80: What the program means for African Americans...

Social Security was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt 80 years ago. The pay as you go system has proven to be an...

Open Carry Gun Laws Won’t Work for Black People Until Racial...

Earlier this year, video went viral of a 62-year-old Black grandfather being chocked and tackled by three White men in Florida, an open carry...

Alleviate Poverty in America by Expanding Outreach

Have we spent too many years overlooking the real challenges of our economy? Are there still too many of us living from paycheck to...

Don’t Blame Us!

Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Marcia L. Fudge released the following opinion on the 2014 midterm election results. As pundits continue to play the blame...

Net Metering Means Minorities Are Getting the Short End of the...

This article first appeared on VOXXI. By Gus Portela Hiring is on the uptick, but its slow pace is leaving many struggling Americans in a lurch....

Minorities Drive Wireless Demand; Will Federal Government Supply Spectrum?

My son is a millennial, born twelve years ago this month.  When he was born, multiple television screens in one house was the norm,...

What America’s Telecommunications Leaders Can Teach Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is the leading hub for high-tech innovation and development in the United States, while remaining highly competitive among the world’s most revered...

Black History Month Is Time to Get Serious about Black Kids’...

By Jamal Simmons Jamal Simmons is co-chair of the Internet Innovation Alliance. His political commentary has been seen on several television networks. For most of American...