Much has been made of the fact that black people are more likely to access the Internet on mobile devices and to use Twitter than other groups in the U.S., but overall, Blacks continue to lag behind Whites in Internet use. Eighty percent of African Americans are Internet users, trailing White Americans by seven percentage points, according to […]


  As the U.S. Federal Communications Commission prepares to vote next month on new rules to treat all website traffic equally, some civil rights leaders are gearing up for another fight. Brent Wilkes, national executive director of the League of United Latin American Citizens in Washington, D.C., says the next battlefront after the FCC’s vote […]

Ahead of the Federal Communications Commission’s vote on Open Internet rules, some rights leaders are urging commission members to consider not just net neutrality, but also “net equality.” One of those leaders, Kim Keenan, president and CEO of the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), describes net equality as putting consumers and communities first as […]