January 2017

MMTC Congratulates Commissioner Ajit Pai on His Selection as FCC Chairman; Pai to Speak at MMTC’s Broadband and Social Justice Summit February 7th

January 20, 2017

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 20, 2016):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) warmly congratulates FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai on his reported selection as chairman of the agency. MMTC President and CEO Kim Keenan issued the following statement: Since becoming a commissioner in 2012, Commissioner Pai has been on the right side of a […]

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MMTC Welcomes Ananda Leeke, Director of Digital Policy and Engagement

January 19, 2017

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 19, 2017):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) is pleased to welcome digital media strategist, thought leader, author, lawyer, and entrepreneur Ananda Leeke as its new Director of Digital Policy and Engagement. Leeke’s career has focused at the intersection of law, finance, project management, and digital communications, with a […]

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MMTC Calls for Inter-Agency Task Force to End App Redlining

January 13, 2017

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 13, 2016):  Today, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) released a letter to NTIA Director and Assistant Secretary of Commerce Lawrence Strickling recommending that NTIA take the lead in creating an inter-agency taskforce on app redlining.  The taskforce would address the growing problem of racial discrimination facilitated by apps […]

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MMTC Letter to President Obama: Pardon Marcus Garvey

January 13, 2017

Tweet   January 13, 2017 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) respectfully urges you to grant the petition filed with the Department of Justice in June 2016 requesting a posthumous pardon for Marcus Garvey.  In recognition of […]

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