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S.T.E.M. Stars

S.T.E.M. Stars Is a Cloud Platform to Teach Kids STEM and Business Skills

STEM STARS is a unique STEM training platform that teaches K-12 student science & technology…

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The Black Attorney Working Behind the Scenes to Keep Uber Accessible

"I'm passionate about creating opportunities for financing for individuals who may otherwise be overlooked."

“There have been some down moments for the company, but what you don’t usually hear…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Meet the Tech Founders Connecting You to Pharmacies That Deliver

When you're too sick to pick up your medicine...

After co-founder Halston Prox watched his busy dad struggle to find the time to pick…

By Kandia Johnson

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Amazon’s Takeover of Whole Foods and the Implications for Black America’s Health

Amazon's inevitable supermarket disruption can help people in inner-cities and rural areas

How this purchase can be a game-changer for communities of color making high-quality, fresh food…

By Samara Lynn

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Powerful Tech Influencers Descend Upon Haiti

Speakers included execs from leading tech companies like Uber, Facebook, Google, and Airbnb

Closing the evening out was a very noteworthy conversation that was translated from French to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Sista Circle

The Women in Tech Group That’s All About Action

Sista Circle was created to give black women a safe space to fellowship

Sista Circle was created by Alexandria Butler, who holds the title of project manager at…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Top 3 Social Media Small Business Mistakes

Your business Facebook is not the same as your personal Facebook

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Social media is a breeding ground for poor marketing because of its dynamic…

By Sherron Washington

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New Program Molds HBCU Students into Tech Investors

Teaching black students the skills to become savvy venture capitalists

An entrepreneur and co-founder of the Black Founders has launched HBCU.vc, a new program to teach students at the…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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I Just Judged My First Black Girls Code Hackathon

Black Girls Code offers a look at what a diversified tech industry could bring the world

Last Sunday, I was asked to judge a Black Girls Code hackathon. The event, hosted by…

By Samara Lynn

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Deborah Olivia Farmer, Carl West, Thomas K.R. Stovall, Dr. Lance McCarthy, Ray Lewis, Ann Marie, Star Cunningham

Thomas Stovall creates #ImBlackInTech [VIDEO]

As if having a fully functioning startup isn’t enough, Stovall recently started an equally impressive organization

The organization recently partnered with Chicago 1000, a branch of an organization called, Global 1000,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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RYSE TV Promo

Introducing RYSE: The Multicultural VOD Network [VIDEO]

RYSE CEO Jay Jackson and CTO Mike Felix, talk about why there is a need for on-demand video content that specifically caters to people of color

Blerds, the dramedy that follows the struggles and victories of a sometimes awkward, yet driven…

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cancer

Xavier University Lab Develops Supplement that Kills Cancer

Could this be a cure for cancer?

Last month Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically black college that sends more black students…

By Robin White Goode

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hot car

This Black Fifth-Grader Invents Way to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

A young black child's innovation for saving lives

While most fifth graders are interested mostly in video games, Bishop Curry V is inventing.…

By Samara Lynn

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Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger Will Dominate Your Life

You are about to be in Facebook Messenger a lot longer

Clearly, the Facebook team has a goal: to have you do just about everything in…

By Samara Lynn

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Stop With the Lack of Tech Talent Pipeline Foolishness

No, the problem isn't the pipeline; it's you, Silicon Valley

Statistics show that people of color under the age of 45, account for 18.8 percent…

By Samara Lynn

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Ignored Potential

This Is Why More Black Women Are Not Attending Engineering School

Taking a deep dive into how to really create more black women engineers

“Ignored Potential” is a paper by a group of engineers that scrutinizes the roadblocks and…

By Samara Lynn

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iRobot

“iRobot” is Now a Very Real (And Scary) Thing – Watch!

The quest is to make robots more human-like and pervasive throughout our lives

The robots are actually listening to one another and then making responses based on what…

By Samara Lynn

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Apps Without Code

This Black Woman Is Building Apps Without Coding

Tara Reed found a pain-point for non-technical founders, and turned it into a business

Tara Reed started out just as any other entrepreneur would, with a business idea and…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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white women

When White Women Speak about Unfairness in Tech, Everybody Listens

In this week's Tech 100: White women's outrage gets more attention, again

Too often, it takes a white woman opening her mouth for everyone to acknowledge just…

By Samara Lynn

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black inventors

Black History Month: Inventions Made by Black Slaves Denied Patents

African Americans forced or born into slavery were almost always shut out of the patent process. Yet, they did invent

“One group of prolific innovators, however, has been largely ignored by history: black inventors born…

By Samara Lynn

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“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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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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