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Google Just Granted $1 Million to Increase Black Male Presence in Tech

The Hidden Genius Project is an Oakland-based organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black…

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DeRay Mckesson and Wayne Sutton (Image: File)

[Video] DeRay Mckesson: Equity vs. Equality in Tech. Which is Fair?

Equality is people get the same thing, and equity is people get what they need and deserve

Equality is people get the same thing, and equity is people get what they need…

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#BFF Co-founders (l-r): Sibyl Edwards, Xina Eiland, Erin Horne McKinney, and Melissa Bradley (photo: Brandon Luong)

#BFF is Helping Black Female Founders Succeed in Tech

A unique and positive community to help women thrive in the tech industry

We are a global membership-based organization that offers education and information to help and support…

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Hair Love Charecters (Image: VashtiHarrison)

Director Matthew Cherry Leverages Twitter to Fundraise ‘Hair Love’ Film

Cherry's aim is to promote hair love among young men and women of color

“You don’t see the black family dynamic that often in mainstream animated projects. I hope…

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Jay Ellis aka Lawrence from Insecure (Image: Ken Franklin)

Lawrence from ‘Insecure,’ aka Jay Ellis, Talks Tech

What can we expect from Woot-Woot in Season 2?

We met up with Ellis at his new restaurant in Beverly Hills and set down…

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User Interface (Image: Gebeya)

How Gebeya Creates IT Professionals and Increases Career Opportunities Across Africa

Gebeya is increasing the African IT talent pool by training and placing software engineers, developers, and designers

Gebeya is nurturing a strong self-sustainable African IT ecosystem by providing advanced practical training to…

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Designs from Africa

Afrikrea Let’s You Shop for Exclusive Fashion From Africa

Walk around sporting a piece of the motherland

What a gem to find out that we can access African trends internationally with very…

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New Twitter Interface

Twitter: Oh You Fancy, Huh?

Twitter updates its platform with a redesign.

Remember all of the icons at the bottom of the screen that you used to:…

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Sequoia Blodgett, Yinka Adegoke, Claude Grunitzky, Larry Madowo, Chayet, Chienin

African Tech Conference Makes a Large Splash in Paris

African entrepreneurs are hell-bent on owning their narrative

“Marketing, branding, and storytelling are so important especially when branding African brands. We have to…

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Boz Is the Wonder Woman Uber (and Diversity in Tech) Needs Now

Boz has got this

Bozoma Saint John is poised to turn Uber’s bad press around, as well as the…

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Sequoia Blodgett, Jason Towns, Courtney Caldwell, Dr. Ty Caldwell

BE Study Guide Series: Fundraising from Startup to Scale up in the Tech Space [Video]

Learn how to generate capital for your business

In both a stage pitch and conversational pitch there are five different things that you…

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Brooklyn Tankard

Bravo TV Star Brooklyn Tankard Turns to Fashion Tech [Video]

"After experiencing it at New York Fashion Week I said, ‘I really want to implement that into my shows," says Tankard

I’m an entrepreneur by nature. It’s in my blood, it’s in my DNA. My entire…

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WOCinTech

3 Tech Scholarships to Apply for Now

There is no excuse to not take advantage of these opportunities

Here are three programs currently offering scholarships that will give you the coding or entrepreneurial…

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Draper University

Draper University Offers Scholarships to Increase Diversity

If you are eager to get your foot in the door of Silicon Valley, look no further than Draper University

If you are adventurous and a risk taker, and ready to dive headfirst into the…

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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,…

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3rd Annual Culture Shifting Weekend Awards Brunch

Andrea Hoffman Is Shifting Culture in Silicon Valley

There is magic in curating rooms to create opportunities

Recently, Andrea Hoffman, strategic growth adviser, author, and founder of Culture Shifting Weekend, held the…

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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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Forward: The Doctor’s Office of the Future [VIDEO]

Typically, everything in the healthcare system is set up to be reactive instead of proactive, but that's all about to change thanks to Forward

Forward is meant to be preventative and forward thinking, hints the name.

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Using Technology to Maximize Productivity

These are some apps that I found helpful with pros and cons included

I must have downloaded about 10 scheduling apps but ultimately, I landed on Calendly.

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uber

Diversity in Silicon Valley and an Uber Engineer’s Suicide

Silicon Valley desperately needs mental health innovation

Due to rapid growth demands capped out at billion-dollar valuations, it seems that employees are…

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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