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Legislators, Civil Rights Leaders Remain Front and Center in Tech/Telecom Space

In 1995, digital inequality based on race, gender, income and geography captured the nation’s attention:  the “digital divide.”  Over the next two decades, legislators...

Black Leaders Endorse Cornell William Brooks as NAACP President & CEO

In the days following the announcement by the NAACP National Board of Directors that Cornell William Brooks would be the Association’s next National President and CEO, Black...

Leading Civil Rights Advocates Challenge FCC Rule Comprising Constitutional Freedoms

The nation’s largest civil rights groups recently wrote the Federal Communications Commission protesting a proposed staff recommendation that would require respondents to Commission proceedings...

National African American History Month 2014: Civil Rights in America

Progress in America has never come easy. Through centuries of struggle and hard-won victories, our country has been shaped by generations of Americans who...

Repost: Mignon’s Greatest Hits

Any reckoning of the greatest chairs in FCC history would undeniably include Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn.  In her six-month tenure, Chairwoman Clyburn has delivered extraordinary...

Video – Rep. John Lewis at #MOW50: “We still have...

Congressman John Lewis, who is the only survivor in the group who spoke originally at the march on Washington fifty years ago, delivered a...

Criminal Justice: Scott, Jones Introduce Youth PROMISE Act

From the office of Rep. Bobby Scott: WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee...

Connecting the Anti-Immigrant Movement to Coercive Sterilization

Women of color, especially immigrant women and their bodies have long been a battleground by racist anti-immigrant forces. They have been used as guinea...

DCCC Unveils Latino Council Led by Reps. Cuellar and Luján

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has announced today that Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX - 23) and Ben Ray Luján (NM - 03) will...

Immigration reform won’t come until 2014, expert says

House Republicans are continue to be a roadblock for immigration reform, despite efforts in the Senate and from President Barack Obama, according to University...