The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and AT&T are combining resources to bridge the gap in internet access between white people and blacks and Hispanics. The two organizations have partnered to create technology centers in twenty cities that will provide computer training and internet courses.

"The technology segregation known as the 'digital divide' must be narrowed," NAACP President Kweisi Mfume recently stated. In July, a Commerce Department report, "Falling through the Net," said the gap in knowledge of computer technology between whites and certain minorities is growing.

The report found that while


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