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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...

Pai Resurrects FCC Diversity Committee in Further Efforts to Close Digital...

On the heels of declaring April 20th the start of Infrastructure Month at the Federal Communications Commission, and convening the inaugural meeting of the...

Silicon Valley: My Journey off the Beaten Path

By: FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Millions across the globe refer to Silicon Valley as the epicenter of innovation. Each and every day we depend on...

Greater Inclusion in High-Tech Sector Creates New Pipeline to Prosperity

In America’s burgeoning digital economy, technology is shaping the ways we live, work, and play. At the same time, demographics are rapidly changing. People...

Black Buying Power Does Not Translate to Silicon Valley Hiring Practices

There are 43 million African Americans in the United States, and by next year black buying power is expected to reach $1.1 trillion. In an Atlanta...

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...

Net Neutrality False Alarm: Comcast-Netflix Deal is Not the End of...

In our sound-byte hungry culture, timing is everything, and in the case of Comcast’s interconnection agreement with Netflix, announced less than two weeks after...

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...

Tackling the Challenge of Making the Innovation Economy Post-Racial

This article first appeared on A Platform for Good. Click here to see the original post. By Patrick Gusman Patrick is a versatile international corporate and nonprofit executive...

MMTC Focuses on the Digital Divide and Tech Driven Economic Opportunity

On January 15th in Washington, a congressional luncheon was held as part of the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council's (MMTC) 5th Annual Broadband and...