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CBC backs Bobby Rush’s bid to become Top Dem on Telecom Subpanel

Sarah Jerome over at The Hill reported: The Congressional Black Caucus has endorsed Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) to become the top Democrat on the panel overseeing telecom issues. The caucus’s five-member leadership team sent House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) on Monday in support of Rush’s bid to become ranking member of the House Energy and […]

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FCC to amend rules for TV dispute

The Hill is reporting: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to take on the fee wars between broadcasters and pay-TV providers that have in the past resulted in TV blackouts, leaving viewers unable to access certain channels. FCC Media Bureau Chief Bill Lake announced the decision on Wednesday, citing the lengthy feud between Cablevision and […]

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Look back at America’s history of granting Amnesty to Europeans

I thought I’d share one of the most often quoted portion of my post  defending the Dream Act after it failed the first time this past summer: [T]hough many Americans assume their ancestors came here legally, many immigrated under different standards.  When many families arrived in the U.S., there were no numerical limitations on immigration, […]

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Media Diversity Not an All or Nothing Game

In 1992 Bill Cosby expressed his desire to purchase NBC — a network that he turned around with programming featuring African-American characters and story lines — but was told the network was not for sale. Not long before that, FOX launched with a major focus on African-American programming — remember Living Single, Martin, and Roc? But after a […]

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OH WELL FOR POST-RACIAL AMERICA! Yahoo! story about Black Farmer settlement sets off thousands of racist comments

So much for the so-called “post racial” president and post-racial America! Yahoo!  News published a story about the settlement award for the black farmers and has caused quite a bit of stir. At this posting, there have been nearly 7,000 comments and most of them BLATANTLY RACIST! (seriously has Yahoo! News ever gotten that many […]

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Jeneba on The Mario Armstrong Show talking politics

Lost tapes: Check out an interview on The Mario Armstrong show on Sirius/XM satellite radio on The Power 169 talking about elections, campaigns, donations and retransmission consent from October 26. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN IN!

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