May 2014

MMTC Files Letter in Support of Chairman Wheeler’s Open Internet Proposal

May 13, 2014

Tweet The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council filed the following ex parte letter with the FCC today expressing support for Chairman Wheeler’s reasonable approach to Open Internet regulations. Dear Ms. Dortch: RE: Notice of Ex Parte Communication, Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet (GN Docket No. 14-28) This letter reports on a May 12, 2014 call with […]

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Join Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Tom Power, Blair Levin, S. Jenell Trigg, and More As They Discuss Translating Spectrum Policy to Meet Rising Consumer Demand, Economic Opportunity, and Technological Innovation

May 8, 2014

Tweet Please join the MMTC Policy Committee (the “Best Minds”) as Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) provides opening remarks, and Thomas Power, Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Telecommunications at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, keynotes a discussion on “Translating Spectrum Policy to Meet Rising Consumer Demand, Economic Opportunity and Technological Innovation.” Please RSVP by Thursday, […]

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Attend the American Black Film Festival in NYC June 19-22!

May 1, 2014

Tweet Film Life is holding its 18th Annual American Black Film Festival June 19th to the 22nd in New York City. MMTC members and friends receive a special discount through May 25th.* The Festival features events for actors, producers, writers, directors, and general consumers. Event highlights include: Bill Duke’s Actors Bootcamp Robert Townsend’s “The Ultimate […]

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The Revolution Will Be Digitized: The Outing of Racism

May 1, 2014

Tweet The taglines on Twitter and Facebook read: “Breaking News, Donald Sterling Makes Racist Comments.”  No one knew exactly the nature of those comments until the next tagline read, “Hear the Tape.” I was one of thousands who clicked on the TMZ link, listened, and shared among my online network.  Like my fellow online users, […]

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