Wearable Technologies, Privilege, and the Digital Divide

September 18, 2014

Tweet As excitement builds around the release of Apple’s new Apple Watch, it is clear an increasing amount of advanced, wearable technology is available to those who have the disposable income and an understanding of the opportunities that these devices and applications will enable. Emerging wearable technologies, such as Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy […]

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Pathways to 21st Century Success: Educational Equity and Opportunity

September 10, 2014

Tweet Today, most schools and libraries lack the bandwidth to keep pace with modern technology. If we want students to lead the world in educational achievement, we must not allow a significant number of schools and students to miss out on the benefits education technology has to offer. Otherwise, we sentence them to a lifetime […]

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

August 19, 2014

Tweet The details have been set for one of the biggest dates on the cable calendar.   visit »  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, dedicated to advancing […]

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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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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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Registration Ends TODAY – MMTC Honors Rev. Jesse Jackson, Debra Lee, Hon. Tyrone Brown, and More!

July 25, 2014

Tweet At the 12th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council will bestow our highest honors upon key leaders, companies, and firms who have made exceptional contributions to diversity and inclusion in the media and telecom industries. Don’t miss it – online registration closes TODAY, July 25th, at […]

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Register Now for MMTC’s Access to Capital Luncheon: Bridging the Wealth Gap

July 18, 2014

Tweet The racial wealth gap continues to impede our nation’s ability to remain a true leader and innovator on the world stage. The wealth ratio is 20:1 between African-Americans and whites, and 18:1 between Hispanics and whites. Join us July 29th as leaders in government and industry discuss the policies and societal issues that continue […]

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July 14, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 14, 2014): Last week, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve reforms to the nation’s E-rate program with subsidies now going toward Wi-fi connectivity to ensure broadband access in schools. The Order also addressed the concerns around the current funding formulas for schools and libraries with Chairman Wheeler vowing to review […]

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