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Changing Electorate: Boston Will Soon Have a Mayor of Color

Boston is in the middle of its first open mayoral election in twenty years, and many thought that this was the opportunity to elect...

Fighting Childhood Obesity, One Community at a Time

By Shavon Arline-Bradley, Senior Director, NAACP Health Programs As children everywhere head back to school, filling their book bags with folders and their lunch boxes...

Progressive Ideals Out of Touch with Needs of Minority Communities?

If progressives ever had as a goal the expansion of broadband to minorities, that goal must have fallen off the agenda.  Just as the...

Comcast Reaches Nearly One Million with Power of Broadband

Today, Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen was joined by Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, Miami Dade County School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, and Miami Dade League of Cities President...

Net-Energy Metering: Who Really Benefits

Net-energy metering is a system designed to allow customers to receive kilowatt-hour and/or financial credits for energy they generate (via rooftop solar systems, for...

Immigration and Its Deep Roots in Social Justice

Comprehensive immigration reform has been a hotly contested issue in recent times across many states and on the national stage.  But restrictive immigration policies...

Will Young Voters of Color Amplify Their Voice in New Jersey...

  There are plenty of reasons for New Jersey’s young surging electorate to vote this year. They will have a chance to elect New Jersey’s...

Helping English Language Learning Students in Texas, Without the High Stakes

The issue with current mandated testing in Texas are the high-stakes attached to them. These high stakes have an even greater effect on English Language Learners (ELLs). ELLs are more likely to have to repeat a grade, graduate late, or be placed on low-track remedial education programs.

Leveraging Mobile Broadband for Hispanic Communities

No one can deny the impact that Hispanics are having on America’s political, cultural, and economic spheres. Across the nation, Hispanics are not just changing the landscape because of what they do, but rather how they do it.

Election 2013: Next Boston Mayor May Be Black or Hispanic

Recently America experienced a tragedy which tested the spirit of the entire nation, especially one of our most historic cities--Boston. This is indeed a...