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The National Society of Black Engineers Calls Out “Septic State of Race Relations”

"Our mutual goal of a diverse engineering workforce is unattainable when black students are more worried for their lives than about their lecture."

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) released a powerful statement on the recent police…

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Tammah

Tech Innovator of the Week: Tammah Founder Nnamdi Ejiogu

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American/African diaspora tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Nnamdi Ejiogu, Founder of Tammah.

“The mainstream media’s portrayal of Africa is mostly myopic,” says Nnamdi Ejiogu. “Well meaning, but…

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Atlanta

Here’s How Atlanta is Becoming a Center of Tech Innovation

Think Atlanta is all peaches and magnolias? Think again! The city is buzzing with innovation and eagerly adopting the latest technology

Atlanta, Georgia’s presence on a list of America’s Most Tech-Friendly Cities, may surprise some. However,…

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police brutality

Silicon Valley Saviors: Tech to End Police Brutality and More Bloodshed

Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice... the roster of African Americans killed by police just keeps growing. Gun violence is 24/7. It will take technology to alleviate some of this suffering.

Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice… the roster of African Americans killed by police just…

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snapchat

Snapchat is Now Big With “Old” Folks

Older users are flocking to messaging app, Snapchat

“Snapchat is just fun.”

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black engineers

Zuckerberg Comments on Facebook Live Role in Castile Shooting

Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges Facebook Live's pivotal role in disclosing the shooting of Philando Castile, writing, "I hope we never have to see another video" like it

Mark Zuckerberg composed a poignant post on Facebook Live’s role in showing the world the…

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Google

Man Angry Over “Being Watched,” Shoots Up, Sets Fire at Google HQ

Man launches series of attacks on Google's compound, enraged at the idea the search engine company was always watching him

A man angry because he believed Google was always watching him, launched a violent attack…

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KleanCollar

Tech Innovator of the Week: Kenneth L. Wright’s KleanCollar

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Kenneth L. Wright and his KleanCollar.

“We’re looking to change the world one collar at a time,” says Kenneth L. Wright,…

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Venture Capitalist

Technically Incorrect: Tech Needs Obama as Venture Capitalist

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective.

The rumors have been flying fast and furiously: Post-presidency, President Obama may head to Silicon…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Google Accused of Age Discrimination

Google gets hit with several age discrimination lawsuits

A 60-year-old man and 50-year-old woman have filed separate lawsuits accusing Google of discriminating against…

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verizon

Your Verizon Wireless Experience, Transformed

Verizon Wireless is offering the new trend in cellular data plans: several different flavors from which customers can pick and choose.

Verizon Wireless is offering the new trend in cellular data plans: several different flavors from…

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Legal Equalizer App May Save Your Life When Pulled Over

Sandra Bland's death inspired the creation of a potentially life saving app

Legal Equalizer uses location services and integrates with a mobile device’s address book. Users can…

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Tech

Forget Tech Startups, This is an Entire City Startup

Tech super-accelerator, Y Combinator, wants to launch a new kind of startup: a brand-new city.

The world is full of people who aren’t realizing their potential in large part because…

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iPhone

Your iPhone is About to Become a Copyright Cop

Your iPhone may soon not allow you to snap that photo of Drake performing

Your iPhone may soon not allow you to snap that photo of Drake performing.

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engineer

Matthew Nelson Proves It’s Never Too Late to be an Engineer

Matthew Nelson wants other people of color to know it's never to late to become an engineer.

“He is the oldest national chair in NSBE’s history.”

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Tesla

First Fatality in Self-Driving Tesla Reported

A person was just killed in a crash involving a self-driving car. That's opening up the floodgates of worries about this very-new technology

The first known fatality in a Tesla operated in autopilot mode just happened. The accident…

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Facebook News Feed

Facebook News Feed is Now All About Friends and Family

Facebook makes sweeping changes to its news feed, and some are freaking out

Facebook makes sweeping changes to its news feed, and some are freaking out.

By Samara Lynn

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Free data

Free Data Benefits Minority and Low-Income Communities

Any proposal to ban free data runs counter to the goal of expanding access to the internet

Written by Barrington Salmon
There seems to be a major policy disagreement building in the tech…

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Barbie

Techie Mods Doll Into a Black Barbie Game Developer

A game developer modifies a Barbie doll to create a black game developing Barbie for his wife. You'll never guess what happens next—the Internet melts

He modified an African American version of Game Developer Barbie for his wife from a…

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D-Link

D-Link Wants to Give You Two New HD Surveillance Cams

D-Link's latest webcams offer an affordable, remote home or small business video surveillance solution

You can win D-Link’s newest HD WiFi camera, the DCS-936L. Upload your funniest, scariest, or…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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