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Ways to support independent Black voices

By Troy Johnson

Guest Commentator


The digital divide, or the disparity between internet adoption rates between various groups, has been a topic of conversation since the internet became a commercial entity two decades ago. There is a great deal of warranted concern about the long-term impact on those unable to easily gain access to the internet. In recent years, due in part to smart phone use, the disparity in internet access has narrowed. However, there are problems looming which makes the digital divide look like a minor inconvenience. The most pernicious problem is the lack of diversity in the information we can easily discover online. Continue Reading →

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