The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) and USBC Media proudly express their unwavering support for the United States Senate’s reconfirmation of Commissioner Geoffrey Starks at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This endorsement represents a significant stride towards advancing diversity and inclusivity within the telecommunications industry, guaranteeing equitable access to vital communication services for all Americans.
“Geoffrey Starks has proven himself as a true champion of equity and access within the telecommunications sector. His reconfirmation is a testament to his steadfast commitment to bridging the digital divide and ensuring that all communities, particularly historically underserved ones, have access to the opportunities and resources that technology can offer. We commend the Senate for recognizing the significance of his leadership during this pivotal moment for our nation.” Stated Ron Busby Sr., CEO & President of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.
Commissioner Starks’ ongoing tenure at the FCC ensures that the Commission continues to benefit from his invaluable expertise. With him at the helm, the Commission is better positioned to address critical issues at the intersection of technology, media, and telecommunications. His unwavering advocacy for digital equity seamlessly aligns with USBC’s mission to combat discrimination and bias against marginalized groups in media and telecommunications.
Throughout his tenure at the FCC, Commissioner Geoffrey Starks has consistently demonstrated unwavering dedication and a profound understanding of the intricacies of the telecommunications and media landscape. His support for customized media content to enhance the mission of inclusion, and his commitment to addressing the digital divide, promoting broadband access, and advocating for marginalized communities has been a source of inspiration for many. His reconfirmation is a resounding testament to his exemplary service and tireless efforts in advancing these critical objectives.
As the telecommunications and media sectors undergo rapid transformation, visionary leaders like Commissioner Geoffrey Starks are indispensable at the helm of the FCC, guiding the industry through the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and USBC Media, representing the voices of Black business owners and entrepreneurs nationwide, recognize the pivotal role that the FCC plays in shaping the future of communication technologies and their profound impact on our communities.
USBC wholeheartedly applauds the Senate’s bipartisan support for Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, underscoring the vital importance of his leadership in bridging the digital divide and ensuring that every American has access to the tools and resources necessary to thrive in the digital age. This reconfirmation represents an unequivocal step towards a more equitable and inclusive telecommunications landscape.