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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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MMTC’s #BBSJ15 Summit Today and Tomorrow – Watch and Engage Online!

January 21, 2015

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Registration Ends TONIGHT! #BBSJ15 Features Book Signing by Rep. Jim Clyburn and ROAST of David Honig!

January 16, 2015

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Registration Closes TOMORROW for #BBSJ15! Join FCC Commissioners, Members of Congress, Celebrity Guests, and More!

January 15, 2015

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MMTC’s #BBSJ15 Summit Features Rep. Charlie Rangel, Honors Hill Harper, Debra Berlyn, Martin Chavez, and More!

January 14, 2015

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Don’t Miss #BBSJ15 Next Week; Luncheons Feature Hill Harper, Rep. Tony Cárdenas, Hon. Rodney Slater, and More!

January 13, 2015

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Don’t Miss the FCC Commissioners’ Breakfast at MMTC’s BBSJ Summit January 21-22!

December 29, 2014

Tweet *The entire image below links to MMTC’s conference website. For a PDF with individual hyperlinks, click here. Scroll down to view our full Summit agenda. The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving equal opportunity and civil rights in the mass media, telecommunications and broadband […]

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What’s Next for the Internet Tax Freedom Act?

December 19, 2014

Tweet Just before Congress adjourned for winter recess, the House approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill that also included an extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA), which prohibits states from imposing taxes on Internet access. The ITFA had been previously given a temporary extension to December 11, 2014, but last week it was […]

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MMTC SUPPORTS FCC’S NEXT STEPS IN MODERNIZING AMERICAN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES

December 12, 2014

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 12, 2014):  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) applauds yesterday’s decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take another step forward in the modernization of its E-Rate program. The approved Order will close the connectivity gap that exists in schools and libraries by increasing funding to purchase broadband connections […]

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Net Equality Needed as Much as Net Neutrality

December 10, 2014

Tweet The following article by MMTC President and CEO Kim Keenan originally appeared on BlackPressUSA. The future of the Internet is a hot topic these days. The key issue is what is the right approach to regulate the Internet, where applications are developed, music is shared and people are constantly communicating with one another in […]

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