Comcast’s Internet Essentials Helps Low-Income Families Bridge the Digital Divide

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In five short years, the cable giant Comcast has achieved incredible success with its Internet Essentials program, connecting 750,000 low-income households to the power of the Web. But for Karima Zedan, the director of the program, it’s time Read More


Blacks Lag in Accessing High-Speed Internet

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As education, jobs, and the national and global economy go digital, people without broadband (high-speed Internet) access risk being left behind. This disparity in who’s online and who isn’t is often called the digital divide – Read More


To Be Equal: The Push for Digital Equality

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist The question of equality was a catalyst for the creation of this great Republic. The need for new ideas and approaches led our forefathers to be innovative. One hundred and fifty years ago, President Lincoln employed such thinking in Read More