February 2012

The Commission’s Not-So-New Groove

February 6, 2012

Tweet When I was a little girl, my dad taught me a dance he called the box step.  You move forward, to the side, back and to the side, eventually ending up in the same position you started. Lately, the Federal Communications Commission seems to be in the midst of a box step of its […]

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MMTC Releases ‘Civil Rights Agenda for the Technological Age’

February 2, 2012

Tweet Last week, at the Minority Media and Communications Council’s third annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, MMTC released its latest publication, On the Path to the Digital Beloved Community: A Civil Rights Agenda for the Technological Age. The digital Beloved Community is an extension of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream of a beloved […]

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MMTC Congratulates FCC on Lifeline Order

February 1, 2012

Tweet WASHINGTON, DC, 2/1/2012 – The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) released this statement on the occasion of the FCC’s release of its Lifeline Order: “Broadband access, adoption and informed use is the most compelling civil rights issue of the 21st century. Broadband is necessary if one is to take advantage of today’s educational […]

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