Bridging the Digital Divide Where Bridges are Few

Life / by Darnell L. Moore / Mic.com

Bridging the Digital Divide Where Bridges are Few

[WATCH] Mic.com travels through rural Mississippi to show how poverty and race can play a role in lack of access to the internet

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