The Divide: Dr. Dominique Harrison on achieving digital equity in the Black Rural South

On this episode, Dr. Dominique Harrison, director of the Technology Policy Program at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, joins to discuss her recent research into the digital divide in the Black Rural South showing that 38% of Black residents in the region lack Internet service at home compared to 23% of white residents. We discuss the causes of digital inequality in these communities, and how the $65 billion broadband bill in Congress does and does not respond to these issues. Read the full report here.

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