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Snapchat

Huh? Snap Founder Says Snapchat Is Not for the Poor

Spiegel is the latest Silicon Valley founder to wade into hot water

The founder of Snapchat founder is under fire for allegedly saying, ‘This app is only…

By Samara Lynn

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museum

African American Museum Founder to be Honored

A recognition for launching the groundbreaking museum

The founder of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), Lonnie…

By Samara Lynn

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bill

New Bill Could Double the Number of Investors for Startups

Find out about the potential impact of this bill on small businesses and startups, should it become a law

“This bill will mean that businesses that have traditionally struggled to secure capital will have…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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uber

Opinion: It’s Probably Legal, but Not Too Cool What Uber Did to This Black, Single Mother

Not the most scandalous thing to come out of Uber, rather, an exercise in poor taste

I couldn’t believe Uber would disclose one of its driver’s financial information just like that.…

By Samara Lynn

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Karen Civil

Karen Civil Opens STEM Focused Computer Lab in Haiti

Social media maven and philanthropist makes annual pilgrimage to Haiti to give back

Media and entertainment mogul Karen Civil opened her Live Civil STEM-focused Computer Lab at the…

By Daron Pressley

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policy

How One Atlanta Company Uses Tech to Connect People With Policy

Dar'shun Kendrick, who represents the 93rd district of the Georgia House of Representatives, interviews Horace Williams, founder of Empowrd Apps, about ways to leverage tech to increase community engagement in the political process

Meet Horace Williams, a young man using technology to connect everyday citizens to policies and…

By kendrickd

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nuclear option

Nuclear Option: Contemporary Ideological Warfare

Senate Republicans have gone nuclear, but what will this really mean?

Republicans invoked the nuclear option to advance Trump’s nominee by taking two votes. So, why…

By John Burnett

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Tupac

Celebrate Tupac’s Induction Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame With Your Own Piece of Pac Memorabilia

"You are appreciated...Don't ya know we love ya?" (Tupac Shakur, "Dear Mama")

On April 7, 2017, Tupac Shakur became the first solo Rap/Hip-Hop artist to be inducted…

By Nathaniel J.

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Pepsi

Pepsi Apologizes for Releasing Its Worst. Ad. Ever. But Kendall Is Still Silent

The soda giant acknowledged that their new ad "missed the mark"

Pepsi issued an apology on Wednesday just one day after receiving a storm of backlash…

By Selena Hill

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Verizon

Verizon Campaign Says #WeNeedMore for High-Tech Jobs

There are currently 9 million STEM job available.

Verizon has launched a new campaign, #WeNeedMore to shed light on the currently four million…

By Samara Lynn

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race

Are Race Discussions on the Job Considered NSFW?

Like politics or religion, race shares the capacity to inflame or divide, yet respectful discussions about race render it appropriate for the workplace

In today’s world, in which nearly every major company supports “diversity” (at least, rhetorically), should…

By Stephen L. Ball

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Equal Pay Day

The 5 Things You Need to Know About Equal Pay Day

Learn how you can help to decrease the ongoing gender pay gap

As you join forces with women to advocate for the equity of women on Equal…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Smith Graham

Asset Manager Smith Graham Acquisition Spurred by Clients’ Demand to Meet Their Yield Requirements

Purchase aligns with the way institutional investors allocate their assets today

Smith Graham’s newest acquisition was prompted by rising demand from a growing number of clients…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Get “Wise” With These 10 Motivational Quotes

The inspiration you need to get you through the rest of the week

Just in case you’re in need of an extra boost of encouragement, here’s a round-up…

By Selena Hill

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education regulations

Trump Overturns Education Regulations

Cuts state accountability and funds for teacher training

During his campaign he promised to undo much of President Obama’s legacy. And just as…

By Robin White Goode

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Valerie Jarrett

Former Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett is Elected to Ariel Investments Board

The longest-serving senior adviser to President Obama has been elected to sit on the board of the multibillion-dollar firm

Ariel Investments, LLC, announced that Valerie Jarrett, a former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama,…

By Selena Hill

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50 Greatest Leaders

Blacks Who Made Fortune’s ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ List

Activists, athletes, rhymers, and business people were among the blacks named to Fortune's esteemed yearly listing

Several African Americans and black people from the African diaspora have been named with other…

By Samara Lynn

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2017 Stellar Award Nominee Latice Crawford Shares Her #techieTips

The BET 'Sunday Best' alumna has been nominated Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year for the 2017 Stellar Awards

This weekend, thousands will journey to Las Vegas with their favorite tech swag, ready to…

By Nathaniel J.

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Internet Privacy

Senate Republicans Kill Internet Privacy Requirements

Senate says Americans already have enough internet privacy, no need for further regulations

The issue is highly contested and split down party lines. Republicans and conservatives at the…

By Samara Lynn

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Neil Gorsuch

NUL Pres. Marc Morial Says Neil Gorsuch Does Not Deserve to Serve on SCOTUS

The National Urban League president says Gorsuch has failed to demonstrate respect for the importance of protecting the civil rights

National Urban League President Marc Morial released a statement declaring that Neil Gorsuch does not…

By Selena Hill

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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