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The National Black Chamber of Commerce was incorporated in 1993 by Harry Alford, who in 2007 continues as CEO. He also is a Board member of the United States Chamber of Commerce. It is organized as a 501(c) corporation and claims at least 190 chapters within the United States.

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Sponsorship and related positions

Identified on NBCC website 12/20/2007

  • Tobacco Company Altria. NBCC has opposed tobacco control legislation.
  • ExxonMobil has provided $225,000, per a Greenpeace analysis titled ExxonMobil’s Continued Funding of Global Warming Denial Industry[1]
  • AT&T and Verizon. NBCC has opposed Network Neutrality, a position strongly held by AT&T and Verizon.
  • Comcast. NBCC has opposed A La Carte pricing, a position strongly held by Comcast.

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Citations

  1. ^ (PDF) ExxonMobil’s Continued Funding of Global Warming Denial Industry. http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/assets/binaries/exxon-secrets-analysis-of-fun. Retrieved 2007-12-20.  
  2. ^ "National Black Chamber Opposes New FDA Tobacco Regulations". 2007-03-07. http://www.blackenterprise.com/yb/ybopen.asp?section=ybaa&story_id=103999633&ID=blackenterprise. Retrieved 2007-03-19.  
  3. ^ "Microsoft Settlement Comments Submitted by the Telecommunications Research & Action Center, National Black Chamber of Commerce, National Native American Chamber of Commerce". 2002-01-28. http://www.usdoj.gov/atr/cases/ms_tuncom/major/mtc-00028893.htm. Retrieved 2007-04-09.  







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