Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Called to Combat: Broadcasters Called to Become ‘Soldiers Without Swords’ in the Aftermath of the Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Decision

July 24, 2013

Tweet Amidst pundits’ claims of a “post-racial” America, and at a time when voter disenfranchisement efforts reached as far north as Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Shelby County v. Holder has effectively neutered the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and set U.S. voting rights back decades. In Shelby County v. Holder, Chief Justice […]

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MMTC Civil Rights Roundtable Affirms that Racial Inequality Still Plagues the Nation, Thwarts Media and Telecom Ownership Diversity

July 24, 2013

Tweet A roundtable of top experts and civil rights advocates held during MMTC’s recent Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference underscores the continued need for aggressive measures to improve minority participation in the media and telecom industries.  The roundtable, titled “How the Nation’s Civil Rights Organizations Can Win the Restoration of Minority Media and […]

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