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Meet This IBM Watson Engineer

Rashida Hodge is the director of Worldwide Client Delivery at IBM Watson

 
If the box office gross revenue for Hidden Figures is any indication, people are interested…

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Intrepid

Sign Up Your Girl for Summer STEM Fun at NYC Intrepid

Girls can get a jump on summer fun and STEM skills in an exciting NYC program for 8th and 9th-grade students

The Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum Complex in New York City is now accepting…

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Oakland Startup Network

Kapor Center Helps Launch Startup Network

New initiative enacted to support Oakland-based entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities

Recently, the Kapor Center for Social Impact, Devlabs, and the City of Oakland announced the launch…

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MMTC

Multicultural Media Summit Emphasizes ‘Power’ in Empowerment

People of color in media, telecom, broadband, and finance met for a powerful summit

The (MMTC)—which promotes equal opportunity in mass media, and the telecommunications and broadband industry held…

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personal finance

7 Personal Finance Apps That Should be on Your Phone

Is that an accountant in your pocket, or are you just happy using fintech?

Using apps to manage money is increasingly becoming the norm and not just the practice…

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inequality

Inequality in Tech May be Worse Than We Thought

More gloom and doom about diversity and inclusion in tech, but there are those working to solve.

Despite a $1.2 billion investment to diversify the tech talent pipeline and create minority-friendly environments,…

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Gary Vaynerchuk

I Have a Gary Vaynerchuk Obsession and You Should, Too!

Gary Vaynerchuk's not just a tech investor, he's your virtual mentor.

We typically cover African-Americans in Business but, for this, I had to make an exception…

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chance

These 2017 Grammy Winners Are Also Tech Innovators

They can sing, rap, entertain, and know their technology

Many of these performers have not only been acknowledged as talents by the music industry,…

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tech

Breaking Into Startups: From Prison to Tech

Divine went from incarceration to innovation

Divine, a former drug dealer turned tech founder, talks about his journey from crack to…

By Jeanette Lewis

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#BlackSTEMLikeMe

#BlackSTEMLikeMe Takes Over the Impact Hub

"I had the opportunity to speak with an astronaut, a physician, and a scientist. All Women of Color," said the Hidden Figure's actress, Karan Kendrick

An evening immersed in the likes of entrepreneurs, astronauts, NSBE leaders and students, the #BlackSTEMLikeMe…

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winning

Why Former NFL Player Mike Brown’s Company Is One That Keeps on Winning

Win-Win enters Batch 20 of 500 Startups, the Stanford of Accelerators.

Winning is an option. See how former NFL player Mike Brown will be taking his…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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FCC

[Updated] Trump’s FCC Chief Ending Free Internet for Poor Families

Though initiated by the former conservative administrations of Reagan and Bush, Trump's newly appointed chairman of the FCC plans to terminate the federal program that provides phone and internet access to low-income families

President Trump’s newly appointed FCC chairman will reverse a program that provides low-income families with…

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E-commerce

This May Be the Most Diverse E-Commerce Company Ever

FSAStore.com reaps the rewards of diversity

In addition to being a unique e-commerce site, the founder, Jeremy Miller has also placed…

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Martellus Bennett

Patriots Tight End Martellus Bennett’s Twitter Storm: #StayWokeBruh

Martellus Bennett is not here for critics

Martellus Bennett seemed to express frustration about not being taken seriously as more than an…

By Samara Lynn

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Hustlers

Hustlers Make the Best Entrepreneurs

Marlon Nichols, founder and general partner of Cross Culture Ventures, wants to know, "do you have hustle?"

Marlon Nichols, General Manager of Cross Culture Ventures, shares the character traits he looks for…

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net neutrality

Here’s Why You Should Give a Damn About Net Neutrality

In this edition of The Tech 100: Yes, you need to know about net neutrality and why it is critical to your freedom

Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers and governments regulating the Internet should…

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H-1B

College Fires Diverse, American IT Staff, Replaces with H-1B Holders

Recently, the UC college system fired its IT workers, including a number of African Americans, to opt for cheaper labor via H1-B visa holders

Critics charge that Silicon Valley takes advantage of the H-1B visa program to hire cheap…

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Hunger

Black Female Tech Entrepreneur Fights Hunger With an App

Goodr is a real-time food rescue app that uses the shared economy to bridge the gap on hunger

Read about Jasmine Crowe, a black female social entrepreneur, who created The Goodr Food Rescue…

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STEAM

This Current Day Hidden Figure Turns Up STEAM

Today's "Hidden Figures" strive to give black kids the STEAM skills they need to succeed

“Our goal is to create an innovative and creative atmosphere for safe discovery for becoming…

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Uber

#BuyBlack, #RideBlack: Black Ride-sharing Startups

Black innovators are coming up with their own ride-sharing solutions

Several black tech entrepreneurs have found ways to leverage the popularity of these ride-sharing services…

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How To

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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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