August 2014

MMTC Statement on T-Mobile’s Music Freedom Program

August 27, 2014

Tweet MMTC is pleased to support T-Mobile’s Music Freedom Program, which provides innovative music services to consumers, and without charge to participating music streaming service providers. And we are especially thrilled that Radio One’s music service, Black Planet, is now included in this landmark music offer.  Music Freedom has made history by opening its national […]

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The Kaitz Dinner: The Shape of Things to Come – September 17th

August 19, 2014

Tweet The Kaitz Dinner The details have been set for one of the biggest dates on the cable calendar.   visit walterkaitz.org »  Your Calendar is Missing Something…   It’s a Date! Open your calendar and mark this one down: Wednesday, September 17, 2014. It’s the date for the Walter Kaitz Foundation’s 31st Annual Fundraising Dinner, […]

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The New Faces of Silicon Valley: MMTC Investors Forum Provides Key Access to Capital Advice for Tech Entrepreneurs

August 15, 2014

Tweet The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council is dedicated to improving opportunity for minority and women entrepreneurs. At this year’s Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, MMTC held an Investors Forum to educate budding and established entrepreneurs on investment opportunities that could benefit their businesses. The discussion centered on creative capital and the latest […]

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Closing the Achievement Gap: Making the Case for Customized Curricula through Online Learning for K-12 Students

August 14, 2014

Tweet Let’s face it: There is no silver bullet to closing the educational achievement gap. Students’ needs are as varied as their backgrounds, cultures, socio-economic status, unique family situations, and individual learning abilities. How do we simultaneously raise the nation’s overall educational standard so that we remain globally competitive, while closing the vast educational gaps […]

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Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., Statement on the Recent Public Attacks on National Civil Rights Organizations

August 12, 2014

Tweet The Rainbow PUSH Coalition yesterday released a statement by Founder and President Rev. Jesse Jackson regarding recent attacks against nearly 50 civil rights organizations for their position in the Open Internet proceeding. Washington, DC (August 11, 2014) – Over the last few weeks, almost all of the nation’s leading national civil rights organizations, including […]

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MMTC REFUTES ATTACKS AGAINST NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS FOR STANCE IN OPEN INTERNET PROCEEDING

August 7, 2014

Tweet Washington, D.C. (August 7, 2014): The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) strongly refutes recent media attacks on nearly 50 minority organizations’ stance in the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet proceeding. A complete lack of journalistic integrity and fact checking has spawned this misguided attack against our organization and dozens of other national minority […]

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Sixteen False, Misleading, Unsupported, or Libelous Statements in Republic Articles on Minority Organizations and the Open Internet Proceeding

August 7, 2014

Tweet Recently, Republic Report posted two articles (here and here) containing 16 false and misleading assertions. Other publications have reposted the articles without confirming their accuracy. We are setting the record straight with this point-by-point rebuttal. The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) and dozens of other national minority organizations were recently attacked in two […]

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Thank You from MMTC!

August 2, 2014

Tweet MMTC would like to thank you again – whether you were a panelist, honoree, attendee, or sponsor – for your help in making MMTC’s 12th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference a resounding success! Once again, we are delighted to report that the conference was a resounding success with 316 registrants, hundreds […]

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