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Comcast NBCUniversal to Provide $5M in Grants to Hundreds of BIPOC-Owned Businesses Through New Initiative

Comcast NBCUniversal is standing on its commitment to advance equity, inclusion, and the communities that they serve as they look ahead to the future. Last year, Comcast CEO and Chairman, Brian Roberts announced the company’s multiyear $100 million plan to advance social justice and equality. No stranger to diversity, the pledge marked yet another pivotal moment in the annual investments made by the cable giant to promote not only Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I), but their commitment to uplifting local communities. “Over the last year our company has come together like never before — to educate and uplift our employees, advance equity, and reorient our support of underserved, underrepresented, and under-resourced communities,” said  Comcast NBCUniversal Executive Vice President, and Chief Diversity Officer, Dalila Wilson-Scott in a press statement. “This is a journey — one that started long before renewed calls for racial justice this past summer– and one that will be...

Shanique Yates

Feb 23, 2021

Diddy’s REVOLT to Expand Black Programming and Reach Millions in New Comcast Deal

REVOLT will be in more households by month’s end. On Sept. 29, Comcast will expand REVOLT’s availability to Xfinity TV customers across the country in new and existing markets. Under the networks’ new deal, the hip hop TV platform will be added to the Xfinity Digital Starter package in various cities. As a result, millions of more viewers can tap into the Black-centric channel. View this post on Instagram A post shared by REVOLT (@revolttv) “Comcast was one of the first television distributors to carry REVOLT to millions of its customers when it launched in 2013, and we are very pleased to bring its creative music- and social justice-focused content to even more Xfinity TV customers across the country,” said Dana Strong, President, Xfinity Consumer Services. Cities included in the new package expansion are Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Jacksonville, Tampa, Knoxville, Indianapolis, Charleston, and Augusta. “REVOLT exists to tell our stories...

Niki McGloster

Sep 25, 2020