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Mignon Clyburn Resigning from FCC Post

April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

After eight years Mignon Clyburn, the only African-American on the FCC board of commissioners is stepping down. Clyburn, the daughter of James Clyburn, member of the U.S. House of Representatives  for South Carolina’s 6th Congressional District...

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In the movie Malcom X, starring Denzel Washington, Washington’s character is preaching about how black people have been fooled. He say’s “We been hoodwinked, bam-boozled, flim-flammed, led astray…”  It seems that is exactly what has...

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Net Neutrality: The War is Not Over!

December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The war for net neutrality is not over. Far from it, it’s just beginning. The latest move by the FCC, headed by Ajit Pai, is just the latest battle in a war that will eventually end...

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African-Americans have embraced mobile technology.  According to Pew Research African-Americans are more likely to use mobile technology, smartphones and tablets, to access the Internet than whites. So we should be more aware of how to...

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Tax season is scam season. It is also a good time to talk to elderly people about their tax returns. In the age of the Internet, email and smartphones older people to get confused and...

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Yahoo! admitted today that the previous data breach was just a warm-up act. The latest bad news reveals that user data recovered by authorities uncovered a different hack entirely. Now there are over a billion...

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The Internet and the Black Voter

October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

As the presidential election campaigns wind down America is looking forward to a new face in the White House. African-Americans we can wish Brother President Barack Obama and his family a loving farewell with thanks....

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Race and Technology – Algorithms

May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Algorithm– a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer. If you think computing, technology and the Internet is color blind you would be wrong. We...

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Ime Archibong Hooking Up Facebook

April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Facebook, the world’s biggest and most powerful social network, hooks up people with people.  Ime Archibong hooks up Facebook with the world. As Facebook’s director of product partnerships Archibong has a dual mission, one, making sure Internet...

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The Federal Communications Commission has voted to provide subsidies to low income families for broadband Internet service.  The decision expands on the 1980’s era Lifeline program that provided a monthly subsidy of $9.25 for voice-only phone...

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