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Amanda Gorman

One 19-year-old’s Journey from Special Needs to Acclaimed ‘Genius’

Amanda Gorman became an Ozy Genius Award winner from pitching her idea to create a…

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Afrobytes

Afrobytes Tech Conference Aims to Change the African Narrative

Other cultures have populated the continent, yet African Americans have been slower to adapt

If African-Americans don’t own this bridge, we will be left behind.

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Angela Benton/NewMe Accelerator

Angela Benton moves NewMe Accelerator from Silicon Valley to Miami

After reframing her business model, Benton decided to move shop

Having a one-week accelerator model blended without an equity stake has proven to be a…

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Huddle Ventures

Huddle Ventures Sends 100 Students to SXSW

What happens when 100 students from HBCU’s across America descend on the city of Austin for SXSW?

Huddle Ventures, Rodney Sampson and partners Derrick Morgan and Michael Petterson brought a massive group…

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Jotaka Eaddy

What Does Black Excellence Look Like?

The Black Professional Network and Breaking Into Startups is about to show you

Recently, the Black Professional Network brought a community of individuals together to celebrate Black Excellence…

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WeDC

#WeDC Makes Major Push to Put D.C. Startups on the Map

We want to see people start and grow their businesses in D.C. Period.

Black Enterprise spoke to several key players involved in WeDC’s new initiative to become a…

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African Technology Foundation

African Technology Foundation Premieres ‘Venture’

Doc highlights founders' experience from the continent to Silicon Valley

Recently Lions@Africa and The African Technology Foundation, in association with Bootup Africa premiered their film,…

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Black Excellence

BPN Celebrates Black Excellence and Achievement in the Bay

It's time we support our leaders of tomorrow

The Black Professional Network (BPN) gets behind the Black Girls CODE initiative by celebrating Black…

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Oakland Startup Network

Kapor Center Helps Launch Startup Network

New initiative enacted to support Oakland-based entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities

Recently, the Kapor Center for Social Impact, Devlabs, and the City of Oakland announced the launch…

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#BlackSTEMLikeMe

#BlackSTEMLikeMe Takes Over the Impact Hub

"I had the opportunity to speak with an astronaut, a physician, and a scientist. All Women of Color," said the Hidden Figure's actress, Karan Kendrick

An evening immersed in the likes of entrepreneurs, astronauts, NSBE leaders and students, the #BlackSTEMLikeMe…

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winning

Why Former NFL Player Mike Brown’s Company Is One That Keeps on Winning

Win-Win enters Batch 20 of 500 Startups, the Stanford of Accelerators.

Winning is an option. See how former NFL player Mike Brown will be taking his…

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BE The Code - Monique Woodard/Sequoia Blodgett

A Podcast That Provides Tech Industry Advice? Where?!

Black Enterprise uncovers tech gems with 500 Startups Venture Partner Monique Woodard, only on 'BE the Code'

Curious about how to pitch to a venture capitalist or what it means to raise…

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Baron Davis, Black Santa

Baron Davis Is Leveraging Data to Build His Character Franchise

Black Santa is the first character to roll out of a greater tech vision, lead by the NBA All-Star

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis understands the importance of measuring data when it comes to…

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Digital Diversity Network Highlights Tech’s Top 40 Under 40

Awardees graced the stage ranging from tech mogul to Facebook execs to social impact giant, Kapor Capital.

Digital Diversity Network made an unforgettable splash in Silicon Valley.  First with an event held…

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Technology Luncheon

YouTube Hosts Women of Color in Technology Luncheon

Some of the biggest names in tech came together to share their stories and advice

Some of the biggest names in tech shared their stories and powerful advice at YouTube’s…

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move

This Startup Is The Best Kept Secret For A Stress Free Move

Learn about a social network that addresses both the logistical and social pain points of moving

Moving is one of the most stressful events in life. But NewbeeNetwork.com, a new social…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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DJ Mustard

DJ Mustard Goes Live at the Rémy Producers Series

Technology has allowed music producers to be more mobile than ever before

Technology has flipped the music industry on it’s back, especially when DJ Mustard can recreate…

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Ise Lyfe

Artist Ise Lyfe Gets Standing Ovation at IBM@TedTalks

The East Oakland native addresses cultural displacement caused by the tech community

Before the TedTalk, Black Enterprise set down with Ise Lyfe to discuss his movement around…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Afro Tech

Blavity’s Afro Tech Conference was a Very Woke ‘Lituation’

10 Reasons Why You Should have been There

From swag surfing during the lunch break to Rodney Williams encouragement of being petty, Afro…

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missteps

Hillary Clinton’s 10 Missteps in the 2016 Election

A closer look as to how Hillary lost this election, according to Republican strategist John Burnett

Secretary Clinton and her cohort’s made some critical missteps, which helped aid Trump’s victory. Take…

By John Burnett

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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