Career Communications Group (CCG) founder Tyrone Taborn hosted an insightful and thought-provoking panel discussion on “The Metaverse as a Civil Rights Struggle” on New York’s National Action Network. The event brought together experts from various fields to discuss the importance of minority involvement in a rapidly evolving digital environment.
Joining Taborn on the panel was Keith Clinkscales, media entrepreneur and former CEO of REVOLT Media & TV. John King, President of the State University of New York, former New York Board of Education and U.S. Secretary of Education. Dr. Colin Paris, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, GE Digital. Russell Frisby is an attorney specializing in communications and technology law.
A diverse panel explored the opportunities and challenges posed by the metaverse and emphasized the need for minorities to actively participate in shaping this new frontier.
Discussions focused on the metaverse’s potential to redefine social, economic and educational landscapes, with panelists addressing the risks of digital exclusion and the importance of ensuring equitable access to technology for all. emphasized. Panelists also addressed the important role that education, government and the private sector play in fostering an inclusive digital environment and ensuring that underrepresented communities are not left behind.
Tyrone Taborn, a well-known advocate for diversity and inclusion in STEM, emphasized the urgency of the issue, stating: Minority communities must have the tools, resources, and knowledge they need to participate and succeed in this new digital realm. ”
Held at the National Action Network Conference, the event generated significant interest and attendance from community leaders, educators, and technology professionals. The panel’s powerful message emphasized the importance of collective action to promote equal opportunity in the rapidly growing metaverse.
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The National Action Network is a leading civil rights organization founded in 1991 by the Reverend Al Sharpton. The organization focuses on social justice issues such as racism, police brutality and economic inequality.