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Teen Tech Author, Sasha Alston, Globally Inspires Girls to Code

This teen learned to love STEM and then passed that loved on

Sasha Alston’s ultimate mission is to further the culture of science, technology, engineering, and math,…

By Rochelle Soetan

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Mark Zuckerberg Announces Woman of Color as New CFO of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Facebook founder introduced the executive in a lengthy post

Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page that he was “excited” to welcome Alford and also…

By Samara Lynn

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User Interface (Image: Localeur)

Localeur Raises $3 Million to Help Travelers Find Spots Where Locals Hang

After rejections from over a hundred VCs for capital, he raised 3 million from angel investors

Have you ever visited a new location and wanted to know the cool spots where…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Intel

Intel Releases Diversity Report upon Its CEO’s Rejection of Trump Council

After its CEO takes a stance against Trump, Intel releases its diversity stats

Intel has launched several initiatives recently as part of its five-year commitment to achieve full…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Google CEO Cancels Company Diversity Town-Hall Meeting

The tech giant is taking steps to curb over its latest diversity crisis

Google CEO Sundar Pichai canceled a company wide town-hall meeting to discuss diversity that was…

By Selena Hill

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Verizon Innovative Learning Minority Male Students (Image: Ross Knight Photography)

Verizon Brings 100 Young Black and Latino Men to Silicon Valley

The students are learning everything from wearable technology, virtual reality, 3-D printing and the internet of things

The students are learning everything from wearable technology, virtual reality, 3D printing and the Internet…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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The Rant of an Irate Google Engineer Is Not the Issue

Why is this Google engineer's rant such a shock?

Fixation on this ex-Google engineer’s tediously long rant takes focus away from the grown-up conversations…

By Samara Lynn

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6 Black Trailblazers Changing the Miami Tech Landscape With Power Moves

These tech leaders are as hot as the Miami weather

Thanks to a trailblazing group of black entrepreneurs, Miami can add technology and innovation to…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Facebook Internship: 3 Students of Color Give Us the Inside Scoop

‘You’re like a full-time employee,’ says one

That’s one reason why Black Enterprise holds its annual tech conference, TechConneXt, in Silicon Valley…

By Robin White Goode

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Valerie Jarrett (Image: Lyft)

Valerie Jarrett Appointed to Lyft Board of Directors

The company cites that the reason for adding Jarrett is to add new skill sets and perspectives.

Lyft has recently appointed former Senior Advisor to President Obama and Assistant to the President…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Bae App Proves Acquisitions Are the Name of The Game in Tech

How the Bae app is growing its dating platform after it was acquired by another dating app

After seeing the buzz and marketing genius surrounding Bae, Tagged decided that the founders Brian…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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This Black Tech Founder Found Alternative Methods to Traditional Fundraising

It was the smartest way to keep his company alive

When Dan Miller, CEO of Level Therapy, found that traditional fundraising methods were not working,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Entrepreneur Launches Hip Online Platform for Tech-Savvy Women

She calls it "the hipper version of LinkedIn"

Dada says the online platform is needed because there is a rising number of women…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Bye, Siri and ‘HelloAlice’: How Black Women Can Use This New Tech for Business Success

AI platform could help level playing field for #BlackGirlMagic in business

Here are three ways HelloAlice can balance the scales of success for women entrepreneurs, including…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Diversity and Inclusion Tech Panel (Image: Nobel Women)

Actionable Steps to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

Improving diversity in Silicon Valley requires a multi-pronged approach

“I think it would serve us better to infiltrate multiple levels of Silicon Valley in…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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S.T.E.M. Stars

S.T.E.M. Stars Is a Cloud Platform to Teach Kids STEM and Business Skills

A new, high-tech way to teach kids STEM and business

STEM STARS is a unique STEM training platform that teaches K-12 student science & technology…

By Chanel Martin

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New Program Offers $40,000 to Black-Owned Tech Startups in Maryland (Details Here)

This is a last-minute deadline—extended to July 14th!

Entrepreneurs can qualify for financing if they have an idea to create a tech firm…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Defiant Ones

And the ‘Beats’ Goes On: Allen Hughes’ Intimate Portrait of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine in HBO’s ‘The Defiant Ones’ [VIDEO]

Filmmaker Allen Hughes discusses creating the four-part HBO docuseries featuring mega moguls Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

In an exclusive interview with Black Enterprise, filmmaker Allen Hughes elaborates on how and why…

By Jordan Willard

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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