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New Program Molds HBCU Students into Tech Investors

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

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Google

Google Ushers in Era of the Super Smart Machine at Google I/O

Google is poised to further dominate the world

Google gave a glimpse into how pervasive—and almost scary, yet-cool—artificial intelligence will be at the…

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Tech Entrepreneurs Bring the Silicon Valley Experience to Detroit

Reducing barriers to access

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JOURNi co-founders, Richard Grundy, Quiessence Phillips, and Brian McKinney are on a mission…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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Opera Making Massive $100 Million Investment in African Technology

The browser company is investing in its most devoted customer base

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Who remembers Opera? Not the fancy concert-hall singing, but the browser. If you…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Here’s Why TV Host John Oliver is Crashing the FCC’s Website

It's the FCC versus late night TV comics

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John Oliver, the acerbic host of TV’s Last Week Tonight, issued a call-to-arms…

By Samara Lynn

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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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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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Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo Invests in Coding School to Help Diversify Tech

The multiplatinum singer and songwriter takes his talent to the world of tech

“Tech is an ever-growing, evolving industry, and I want to assist in opening doors for…

By Selena Hill

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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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Microsoft Hosts Encouraging and Empowering Girls STEM Tech Day

The girls were provided an immersive Silicon Valley experience

Last week, Microsoft co-hosted a fun-filled day of all things tech for African American girls.…

By Samara Lynn

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Adjaye

African American Museum Architect Adjaye’s New Tech Masterpiece

Now partnering to create a new tech product, 2017 is turning into a banner year for Adjaye

Adjaye’s unique design coupled with Master & Dynamic’s technology produces a number of acoustic benefits.…

By Samara Lynn

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innovation

Can Democrats Stay Angry — and Get Smart About Capitalizing on Trump’s Innovation Gap?

Democrats need to shout about Obama's innovation leadership

At the core of President Obama’s vision was affordable higher education that emphasized STEM fields,…

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video games

Parents, Stop Nagging: Here’s Proof Playing Video Games Helps Careers

Want to boost your career? Play cooperative, online games

Researchers at Missouri S&T studied the effects of playing World of Warcraft (WoW) and found…

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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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