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Advice From Blerd Entrepreneurs to Their Younger Selves

Shared lessons learned by the people behind Goboiano, Black Girl Nerds, Noir Caesar, BlerDCon, Fanbros, and others shaking up the geek market

Before geek became chic, it was just another synonym for outcast. So as a blerd—a…

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For These Two HBCU Students, an Intel Internship Opened Up a New World

The internship offered access into Silicon Valley that many tech professionals would envy

The internship program is part of a $125M diversity initiative from Intel—this program specifically comes…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConneXt

Download the BE Events App to Stay Connected at TechConneXt Summit

Stay connected at TechConneXt!

Download the Black Enterprise events app to remain in the loop at the Black Enterprise…

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After The Storms: Leading AT&T’s Effort to Assist Hurricane Hit Areas

Back-to-back hurricanes pose challenges for the telecom industry

“Communication is required,” says Gary Ludgood, president of field operations at AT&T and someone leading…

By Samara Lynn

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17-Year-Old Tech Phenom Develops Apps that Address Social Problems

Where can tech take you? Find out at TechConneXt

Like many of today’s young people, George isn’t waiting for opportunity to come his way—he’s…

By Robin White Goode

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Ursula Burns

Ex-Uber CEO Appoints Ursula Burns as Board Director in Move That ‘Completely Surprised’

Travis Kalanick's appointment of Ursula Burns to Uber board stunned the embattled tech giant

Former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns has been appointed as a board director at Uber in…

By Selena Hill

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Jotaka Eaddy VP of Policy, Strategic Engagement & Impact (Image: LendUp)

Jotaka Eaddy Takes on New Role as Vice President of Policy, at LendUp

She's working to improve economic opportunities for those facing financial instability

Eaddy will work to advance policies and partnerships that improve economic opportunities for millions of…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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David Albritton, Executive Director of GM Global Product Development Communications, Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference (Image: File)

GM Peppers the Congressional Black Caucus Conference with Tech

GM shows the CBC why it's a tech company that happens to make automobiles

GM is transitioning away from the automotive business and focusing their efforts on a technology…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Trump Sparks 4 Million #TakeAKnee-Related Social Media Posts

The president sparked a controversy that produced over 4 million social media posts

Trump ignited a firestorm of protest that exploded on social media. Twitter users tweeted about…

By Selena Hill

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NASA Opens Research Facility Honoring “Hidden Figures” Hero Katherine Johnson

A 'Hidden Figure' receives the ultimate honor from the space agency

The 99-year-old Johnson, who retired from NASA in 1986, attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony on September…

By Samara Lynn

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Ray J and business partner, Billy Jones with Scoot-E-Bike at the Staples Center (Image: File)

Just What Is Ray J Doing with a Tech Company?

'At some point, you gotta branch out and start taking the money that you make and investing it.'

I sat down with Ray J to find out why he built his company Raytroniks…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Black Girl Magic

Nielsen Study Quantifies the Power and Influence of Black Girl Magic

African American women have a gripping influencing in mainstream culture, proving our magic is limitless

African American women are the driving force behind the total black buying power, which is…

By Selena Hill

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Singer Andra Day Channels Billie Holiday in Google Racial Justice Effort

The search engine company expands its social justice mission

On Wednesday, Google launched Andra Day’s cover of Billie Holiday’s classic song about the lynching…

By Samara Lynn

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(Image: 'Spectacular' Blue Smith)

Interview: Pretty Ricky’s Spectacular Makes Money Moves with Adwizar

With hundreds of clients and billions of impressions, Spec has a very successful social media agency

With over hundreds of clients and billions of impressions, Spectacular has a very successful Social…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Facebook Live

How This Texas Etiquette Coach Is Growing Her Business With Facebook Live

Misty Harris, the owner of Texas Etiquette, opens up about her journey to business success

Misty Harris, the director and owner of Texas Etiquette, is growing her business by offering…

By Selena Hill

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General Motors volunteers help 2nd - 6th grade students at Detroit International Academy Tuesday, September 12, 2017 during a STEM-focused activity in celebration of the GM - Black Girls Code partnership and the launch of a Detroit chapter in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors)

GM Catapults Launch of Black Girls Code Detroit Chapter

New opportunities for BGC after pushback of Uber donation

Recently another grant surfaced, along with several other offers allowing the company to raise well…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Equifax hack

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

Take these steps to protect yourself

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

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Cheryl Contee (Image: File)

Cheryl Contee Talks Facebook Acquisition, Co-Founding ‘Yes We Code’, and More

"To be a part of two successful startups exits, particularly as a black woman, it makes me a true unicorn..."

To be a part of two successful startups exits, particularly as a black woman, it…

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Kay Madati

Ex-BET Exec Kay Madati Appointed as Twitter’s Head of Content Partnerships

After working stints at BET and Facebook, the business leader is bringing his talents to Twitter

Former BET executive Kay Madati tweeted Tuesday that he is leaving the TV network and…

By Selena Hill

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Bozoma: If I Thought Uber Hired Me as a Black Woman Token, ‘I’d Be Angry All the Time’

Bozoma Saint John dishes on her new role at Uber and admits to facing challenges

Uber’s Bozoma Saint John, became an official Silicon Valley celebrity when she was interviewed by…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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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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