Comcast at the Supreme Court, with U.S. civil rights at stake

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The Comcast Center in Center City Philadelphia. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

The Comcast Center in Center City Philadelphia. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

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Media mogul Byron Allen says Philadelphia-based cable giant Comcast wouldn’t carry his channels because he’s black. The case has gone all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court and how the justices rule could have serious consequences for civil rights cases in the future. Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Christian Hetrick explains why this lawsuit carries so much weight.

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