Entertainment Studios' $20 billion lawsuit against Comcast, Time Warner Cable & Sharpton reopened

MUMBAI: Federal Judge Terry Hatter has issued a ruling re-opening the $20 billion racial discrimination in contracting lawsuit filed by Entertainment Studios Networks, Inc. and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM).


"I have always believed in this historic case. I am confident we will prevail," said Miller Barondess, L.L.P. partner and lead attorney for the plaintiffs Louis R. (Skip) Miller.


"We will continue to vigorously pursue Comcast and Time Warner Cable, who spend approximately $25 billion annually licensing cable networks with less than $3 million going to 100 percent African-American owned media," said NAAAOM president Mark DeVitre.


"We will not stop until the discrimination stops and we achieve true economic inclusion," said Entertainment Studios founder, chairman and CEO Byron Allen.

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