The Broadband Internet Fairness Act would help prevent overcharging by Internet Service Providers by requiring the companies to submit their pricing schemes to the Federal Trade Commission for approval. And the Allied Media Conference incorporates a wide range of issues and artists, educators, and social justice organizers who use media as a tool for change.
On Saturday October 18th the Grassroots Media Justice Tour Landed in Houston Texas, after starting in North Carolina and moving westward through the south. The tour brought media makers together to speak and present media being used to promote social justice. Jesse Muhammad, who joined the tour in Florida gave the concluding speech of the evening, talking about his life and the work he did as a correspondent for the Final Call newspaper making the story of the Jena 6 a household phrase and sparked a social movement. For more information on the event check out: