JenebaSpeaksEmpowering online digital entrepreneurs and professionals to create great things online

Majority Whip Clyburn to Critics: Put up or Shut up!

Well, he didn’t exactly say that but I thought I’d implore a crafty yellow journalism technique to get your attention. I see it worked. What Minority Whip James Clyburn really said during an on-the-record meeting with bloggers yesterday morning is that he wants people who question whether the Democrats in power, including the Congressional Black […]

Read more

Sirius XM said it would carve out stations for minorities when it merged but 2 years later has failed to do so

As a condition of Sirius satellite radio and XM Satellite radio merger on July 25, 2008, the companies “voluntarily” agreed to spin off 4 % of their channel capacity which back then amounted to 8 Sirius Channels and 8 XM channels to a so-called “qualified entity” or entities.  The companies decided that only African American, […]

Read more

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

7 Things the DNC Should Do to Encourage Higher Than Expected Voter Turnout from its Base

I joined about a dozen Black bloggers (some in person & some conferencing in) at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) last week and met with DNC chair Tim Kaine & his staff. The purpose: to engage and strategize with the Black Blogsphere, its influence and reach  in order to assist the DNC energize & mobilize […]

Read more

Tags: , , , , , ,

No Wedding. No Womb.: Our Daughters Deserve More

black-married-couple

  I am taking part in a phenomenal campaign today, No Wedding No Womb (NWNW) where over 100 Bloggers are collectively, and in tandem, writing posts addressing the pandemic of out-of-wedlock births in the African American Community. The purpose is not to chastise those who have had children out-of -wedlock, but to acknowledge the problem […]

Read more

Tags: , , ,

The latest Small Business Bill Broken Down

The Senate passed the Small Business  Lending Assistance and Tax Relief Bill this past Thursday. Democrats won a 61-38 vote to pass the legislation, joined by two Republicans.   The bill now needs to be approved by the House before going to President Obama’s desk for his signature. The bill, which becomes law on January 1, 2011 is […]

Read more

Tags: , , , , ,

My WOL1450 Tech Talk Interview about CBC & Social Media

I got a chance to chat with the guys behind WOLAM 1450’s Tech Talk show about an article I wrote for Politic365.com about the Congressional Black Caucus’ usage of social media. It was great connecting and chatting especially on the heels of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Legislative session that launches TODAY! Listen  Here to […]

Read more

Tags: , , ,

There’s a Reason Wireless is Exempted from Net Neutrality Now

Did I read right that FCC Commissioner Copps wrote an editorial in the Washington Post admonishing the paper for embracing and writing favorably about he Verizon-Google settlement? I am in awe to see an esteemed top FCC official take issue with efforts to move the agency along past net neutrality and onto the numerous pressing issues that […]

Read more

Tags: , , , ,

3rd Circuit Designated Entity Case is a WIN for Small Wireless companies

I am so happy to report that the case in which I served as amici counsel for 10 small, women- and minority-owned wireless companies and supporting nonprofits, Council Tree, et al. v. FCC, has resulted in a big WIN for the most part!! In a 53-page ruling, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals struck down […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Read more

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,