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Entrepreneur Creates Online Community That Celebrates African Women

Louisa Kinoshi builds an online community for African makeup artists, beauty bloggers, and makeup enthusiasts

Beauty and tech entrepreneur Louisa Kinoshi built an e-commerce platform and online community for African…

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Tech Founder Creates Online Platform That Sends Customized Care Packages to Seniors

Mary Farrow founded Gramsly, an online platform that curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older

Gramsly, an online platform, curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older.

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Tech CEOs Team Up to Create New Web-Tracking Technology

Data intelligence platform makes paying artists for streaming content easier

Pharrell earned less than $3,000 from the 43 million digital streams of his chart-topping hit…

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Tech Entrepreneur Creates App to Help People Instantly Access Health Information

Female Tech Entrepreneur igniting innovation in Uganda with health information app

In January 2014, Brenda Katwesigye, a tech entrepreneur based in Uganda, built something only a…

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Founder of MentorMe Talks Creating a Mentoring Platform for Youth

Britt Fitzpatrick creates mentoring platform focused on (K-12) and higher education mentoring

Britt Fitzpatrick Creates Mentoring Platform focused on (K-12) and higher education mentoring.

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(Part 1) New Platform Finds and Markets Entertainers Without Sacrificing Artistic Freedom

CEO Corey Stanford introduces Para Music Group, a technology platform used to discover talent and engage fans

“Imagine an up-and-coming artist with a small local following becoming a worldwide phenomenon in a…

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Mississippi App Guru Sheena Allen to Appear in New Documentary ‘She Started It’

Serial app creator offers advice on what it takes to achieve tech success

“I am a triple-whammy when it comes to tech. I’m female, I’m black, and I’m…

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BET ‘Single Ladies’ Star Builds Community Watch App in Wake of Police Violence

Chastity Dotson turns her acting talent toward technology in an effort to change the world

With Zafa, when a user presses a button in the app, three things happen; 1)…

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Ryan Glen, iPhone app developer and creator of the Bizibid website

Builder of New Website Creates Employment Opportunities

Founder Ryan Glen Golphin says finding employment for young black men was his main motivation

Bizibid, which launched July 11, has the potential to link millions of job seekers around…

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4 Hot Gadgets for Summer Fun (Part 3)

Check out these cool tech devices to help you push the limits of fun and safety

Check out these cool tech devices to help you push the limits of fun and…

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Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing How NFL Teams Practice

NFL teams are using new virtual reality technology in practices.

The Dallas Cowboys and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the first NFL teams to incorporate…

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3 Hot Gadgets for Summer Fun

Check out these new innovations that will help you relax and keep cool this season

Whether you’re in the pool, at the park or on the basketball court, these gadgets…

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Intuit QuickBooks Local Tour Coming to the Windy City

Black tech CEO Jewel Burks to speak about building mobile app PartPic

Intuit QuickBooks is stopping in Chicago on their nationwide local small business tour.

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UrbanGeekz Puts Black Issues Front and Center

Site highlights minorities in STEM by tackling workforce diversity disparities

Aiming to promote educational achievement and career exploration in STEM communities, especially among under-served communities,…

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PBS Documentary “Web Junkie” Chronicles Internet Addiction

Is our obsession with the World Wide Web becoming a mental health problem?

According to the film description on PBS.org, there are more than 400 similar treatment centers…

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Sungura Games Goes Live with Toyota Racer

African-American gamers present this interactive game following the African American Festival.

Toyota Racer is an exciting and easy functioning game that allows users to race a…

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‘Anonymously Ask a Black Person’ Site Returns

Developer, Wayne Sutton, talks barriers in tech

Tech expert, Wayne Sutton, created a site, marketed to non-whites, in an effort to stop…

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3 New ‘Foodie’ and Travel Apps

Find the best spots to hang out this summer

3 new foodie and travel focused apps to help you find the best spots to…

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Facebook Taps Nunu Ntshingila to Head its First Office in Africa

The Morgan State University alum will help the company expand its global users

Facebook taps advertising veteran Nunu Ntshingila to head operations in its new Africa office.

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Racial and Gender Gaps Widening in STEM

Women and most minorities are being left behind

U.S. News and Raytheon produce an index that reveals the widening gaps in race and…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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