Examining the lack of affordable internet access in the U.S.

by 24USATVApril 8, 2021, 2 a.m. 31
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Some Americans still do not have proper access to high-speed internet, which puts a strain on the economy and is leaving minorities and low-income families with an education deficit. President Biden's $3 trillion infrastructure plan could begin to tackle the issue, but there is still more to be done. CBS News political contributor and BluePrint Strategy founder Antjuan Seawright and Simmons University associate professor Colin Rhinesmith joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the Paramount+ subscription service. Subscribe to the CBS News YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/cbsnews​ Watch CBSN live: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7c​ Download the CBS News app: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8​ Follow CBS News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cbsnews/​ Like CBS News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/cbsnews​ Follow CBS News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/cbsnews​ Subscribe to our newsletters: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T​ Try Paramount+ free: https://bit.ly/2OiW1kZ For video licensing inquiries, contact: [email protected]

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