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NAAAOM, Entertainment Studios file suit against Comcast, TWC

Tuesday 24 February 2015 | 14:42 CET | News
The National Association of African American Owned Media (NAAAOM) and Entertainment Studios Networks, on 20 February filed a USD 20 billion lawsuit against Comcast, Time Warner cable, Reverend Al Sharpton, Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network, former FCC Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker, NAACP, and The National Urban League for conspiring to and engaging in racial discrimination in contracting against 100 percent African American-owned media in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, 42 USC section 1981. 

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