By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 10-19-21

The Biden White House has released a fact sheet on its efforts to advance equity and opportunity, including educational opportunities for Black people. But neither in that pages-long e-mail to reporters nor in a new executive order from the president on further advancing equity (the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Black Americans) is broadband even mentioned in the equity equation.

The term does not even appear in either the fact sheet or executive order, though the order is about advancing educational and economic opportunity for Black Americans. Both goals clearly implicate broadband access, whether it’s used to start online businesses or to do homework at home rather than in the McDonald’s parking lot.  » Read More