February 2015

Special Screening of ‘Wilmington Ten: Pardons of Innocence’ on February 28th

February 12, 2015

Tweet On Saturday, February 28th, the Metropolitan AME Church and the Washington Informer newspaper will hold a reception, discussion, and special screening of “Wilmington Ten: Pardons of Innocence.”  Prior to the screening, Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes will interview Dr. Ben Chavis, a member of the Wilmington Ten (pictured to the left). Dr. Chavis […]

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MMTC COMMENDS MICROSOFT FOR CONTINUING ITS COMMITMENT TO INCLUSION IN $10.75 BILLION DEBT SALE

February 12, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2015):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) commends Microsoft for continuing its path forward in promoting diversity and inclusion after this week’s announcement that the company had included four minority-owned firms in a $10.75 billion debt sale.  This sale, now the largest so far this year, eclipses Apple’s […]

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February 13th – Last Day to Register for the Kaitz Foundation’s Sixth Annual Hollywood Creative Forum!

February 12, 2015

Tweet   The details have been set for one of the biggest dates on the cable calendar.   visit walterkaitz.org »  Apply Now! The Next Big Deal Could Be You! On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, opportunity will have you in-mind as the Walter Kaitz Foundation presents its 6th Annual Hollywood Creative Forum at the Hyatt Regency […]

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MMTC Commends Apple for Including Minority-Owned Firms in $6.5 Billion Bond Sale

February 5, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 5, 2015):   The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) applauds Apple’s move this week to improve opportunities for diverse entrepreneurs and investors in the tech industry and beyond.  MMTC has previously lauded Verizon for including minority-owned financial firms in bond offerings similar to Apple’s. Apple included two minority-owned firms in […]

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Still ‘MMTC’ – Our Name Changes, But Commitment to Diversity Stays the Same

February 5, 2015

Tweet We have a new name! At our January 21-22, 2015 Broadband and Social Justice Summit, we announced that effective January 21, 2015, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council became the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC). This change aligns our name with our goals and mission and our future in an increasingly diverse […]

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MMTC Congratulates FCC on Largest Spectrum Auction in U.S. History

February 3, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 3, 2015):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) congratulates the Federal Communications Commission for its AWS-3 spectrum auction, which has been the most successful auction to date in U.S. history. The auction netted over $41 billion that will be used to fund the first nationwide public safety network and […]

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Thank You for Supporting MMTC’s 2015 Broadband and Social Justice Summit!

February 2, 2015

Tweet Dear Colleagues, On behalf of MMTC’s Board of Directors and staff, we would like to thank you for supporting our 2015 Broadband and Social Justice Summit: Our Future in Pursuit of Multicultural Digital Equality, held on January 21-22, 2015, here in Washington, DC.  Whether you participated in person or via our live webcast, your […]

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