MMTC convenes digital confab


The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council is holding its first ever Broadband and Social Justice Summit in Washington 1/21-22/10 at Howard University’s Blackburn Center in Washington DC.

According to MMTC, “fifty federal administrators, corporate leaders, civil rights veterans and influential policy bloggers will gather to discuss critical issues surrounding broadband literacy, journalism in broadband and closing the Digital Divide…”

Among those attending will be FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Filmmaker and actor Robert Townsend, Congressman Bobby Rush, NTIA Director Larry Strickling, FCC Broadband Initiative Director Blair Levin, FCC Wireless Bureau Chief Ruth Milkman and LULAC Executive Director Brent Wilkes. Representing the African American blogging community will be Wayne Bennett, Angela Benton, Richard Prince and Navarrow Wright.