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- Adrienne Maree: The Luscious Satyagraha
- Aurora Levins Morales
- Can't Stop Won't Stop
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The revelations that the NSA is spying on Americans — with the help of tech and broadband companies — should frighten anyone fighting for racial justice. After all, our nation has a long and shameful history of using surveillance to disrupt racial and social justice movements.
“I don’t say ‘net neutrality,’ that bores me, too. But when I tell people their ability to communicate and connect is threatened, they care about that,” Malkia Cyril talks to the San Francisco Chronicle about systemic reform in media justice.
As evictions and raids of Occupy encampments take place through out major cities this country, one thing is evident “You can’t evict an idea who’s time has come”.
Jamilah King, News Editor at Colorlines, drops a new article which takes a compelling and thorough look at the $190 billion dollar telecom industry and why people of color and poor communities need to take up the fight for Internet freedom.
The Center for Media Justice applauds President Obama for declaring his intention to safeguard rules set by the Federal Communications Commission to keep our Internet fair and open. Yesterday, the President went on record, stating his intention to veto a Senate resolution (S.J. Res. 6) that, if passed, would repeal the Federal Communications Commission’s rules for net neutrality.
In September, social justice advocates and community organizers gathered in Washington D.C. so discuss is the issues of net neutrality, broadband access, and other media justice issues.
Join us TODAY (Friday) for the launch of Black Voices for Internet Freedom. Join us online or in person Time: 1:00–2:30 p.m. (et) Watch Online: blacknetfreedom.org latinonetlibre.com Join us in-person New America Foundation 1899 L St. NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 Help us live tweet: #mediajustice #netfreedom PARTICIPANTS Welcome Sascha Meinrath - Open Technology Initiative, New [...]
Birdseye View from the 2011 Knowledge Exchange: “Our goal as we gather here this week and beyond is to start the process of developing a new national and multi-regional generation of social justice advocates connected to this shared vision of Internet freedom – we are building a coalition of digital literate civil rights leaders.”
This week social justice advocates from around the country are gathering for the fifth annual Knowledge Exchange. Knowledge Exchange was created to strengthen the effectiveness and impact of media justice and reform movements. This also marks the official launch of Black Voices for Internet Freedom, the sister organization to Latinos for Internet Freedom. In anticipation of the launch, Freepress and the Center for Media Justice hosted an Internet Freedom Strategy Meeting in Washington DC with black and Latino leaders.
New America Foundation Panel: The Open Internet Goes to Court (featuring National Organizer Steven Renderos as one of the panelists)