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Groups Lay Out Minority Broadband Access Plan
Posted by Sultana | April 22, 2011 04:22 PM
A coalition of national civil rights and labor organizations has responded to the Federal Communications Commission’s request for commentary on how to improve access to broadband for low-income, minority, and other unserved and underserved communities.

The Coming Battle for Africa's Internet
Posted by Sultana | March 23, 2011 06:27 PM
DAKAR, Senegal -- On a normal week, 30-year-old Salam Fall would be under-slept in West Virginia, juggling the odd hours of a graveyard shift at an IT company with the even odder hours of his moonlight gig, managing an internet start-up based five time zones to the east. But in early February, the Senegalese-American immigrant -- and his green card 9 years in the making -- returned to Senegal to make some changes at Seneweb.com, his website and, in many ways, the unofficial homepage of the nation.

House Votes to Block FCC's Net Neutrality Rules
Posted by Sultana | February 17, 2011 07:34 PM
House Republicans approved a spending-bill amendment Thursday that would block the Federal Communications Commission from enacting its sweeping net neutrality regulations.

Google Goes After U.S. Hispanic Market
Posted by Sultana | February 01, 2011 12:47 PM
Google has created a "specialist team" to focus on the U.S. Latino market, reports MediaPost. John Farrell, general manager of Google Mexico, said Google decided one and a half years ago that the U.S. Latino market had become too big to ignore. "There are 46 million U.S. Hispanics, 30 million of who are on online," he told MediaPost. "They have about a trillion dollars in purchasing power, making it a customer segment marketers can't ignore."

George Clooney and Google Team Up to Help Sudan
Posted by Sultana | December 30, 2010 04:02 PM
George Clooney has initiated a cutting-edge human rights project that combines satellite photographs, field reports and Google technology to help prevent the resumption of a deadly civil war in Sudan.

Fox Slammed by L.A. Times -- 'Shouldn't Call Itself a News Organization'
Posted by Sultana | December 25, 2010 07:13 PM
On Friday, the Los Angeles Times broke a taboo of sorts among mainstream news organizations by urging Fox News to “crack down on... partisanship in its news ranks” or ”stop pretending to be an objective news source.”

Future growth in the digital population is from people of color
Posted by Sultana | December 09, 2010 11:12 AM
The overall growth of the online population in the US is stagnating, and most future growth will come from increases in minority audiences including Hispanics, blacks, seniors and children.

AOL considering a breakup and merge with Yahoo
Posted by Sultana | December 06, 2010 11:02 AM
A published report says AOL Inc. is considering breaking itself up and then combining its content division with Yahoo Inc.

Steve Jobs and Apple Cut Deal with Murdoch, Showing Contempt for Core Users' Liberal Orientation
Posted by Sultana | November 24, 2010 08:23 AM
It's enough to launch an Apple boycott by progressives: Steve Jobs, master innovator of those hipster devices of choice, just delivered a kick in the teeth to Apple's most ardent fans with news of his deal with Rupert Murdoch for an iPad-only newspaper to be known as The Daily, to be made available through Apple's App Store. Subscriptions will go for 99 cents per week.

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Dance Pioneer and human rights champion Katherine Dunham is presented in conversation with former Dunham dancer, Julie Belafonte. Katherine Dunham was a national treasure. (She passed away in May of 2006, one month short of her 97th birthday.)

Ms. Louis-Joseph has had starring or supporting roles in a half dozen feature films in Europe and the Caribbean.
Charismatic and controversial activist, Mustafa Majeed takes on institutionalized racism in this cross between the film Roger & Me and the Cops TV series. Corporate criminals beware, Mustafa is coming to the defense of those who can not defend themselves.