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Baron Davis

Baron Davis is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

Tis' the Season, all year around

Davis’ coloring book teaches you all about the African-American figures that school did not.

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Lawsuit Alleges Tesla Turned Blind Eye to Racism

Tesla says it should have investigated further

A California civil rights group filed a lawsuit against vehicle maker Tesla, alleging the company…

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Black Tech Week

Knight Foundation Awards $1.2 Million to Code Fever’s Black Tech Week

Legendary foundation gives sizable grant to black futures

The funds will go to expanding Black Tech Week; grant to the organizers of Black…

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science

3 Essentials to Turn Girls Onto STEM

Stephanie Espy, author of STEM Gems, talks about several ways to interest girls in STEM at an early age

Above all, approaching science, technology, engineering and math with intentionality is the best way to…

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data privacy

Congressional Republicans Sell Data Privacy to the Highest Bidders

Republicans almost unanimously voted to kill consumer data privacy protection

“Congress should know by now that when you come for the Internet, the Internet comes…

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Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 in a Nutshell

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is bold and beautiful. But will it sell?

The new Galaxy phones come with advanced security, including face recognition and eye scanning—you can…

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Huddle Ventures

Huddle Ventures Sends 100 Students to SXSW

What happens when 100 students from HBCU’s across America descend on the city of Austin for SXSW?

Huddle Ventures, Rodney Sampson and partners Derrick Morgan and Michael Petterson brought a massive group…

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NASA

Shooting for the Stars – 10 Inspiring Women of NASA

In honor of the film, which was acclaimed as one of the best films of the year, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite women in NASA, both past and present, including the trio that inspired Hidden Figures.

Christmas 2016 gave us a very special cinematic gift: the film Hidden Figures, based on…

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Uber

After a Rough Week, Uber Announces it is Diversifying

Amid controversies and scandals, some good news for Uber

“Similarly, we hired 3% more Black and 2% more Hispanic employees compared to our overall…

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Jotaka Eaddy

What Does Black Excellence Look Like?

The Black Professional Network and Breaking Into Startups is about to show you

Recently, the Black Professional Network brought a community of individuals together to celebrate Black Excellence…

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Ignored Potential

This Is Why More Black Women Are Not Attending Engineering School

Taking a deep dive into how to really create more black women engineers

“Ignored Potential” is a paper by a group of engineers that scrutinizes the roadblocks and…

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black engineers

Black Engineers Recruit Powerful Ally

The two groups are trying to get more blacks in what will be the fastest growing job market in the next decade

Bioengineering jobs will grow 23 percent from 2014 to 2024, at a much faster rate…

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Diversify Tech

Capital One Hosts Discussion on How to Really Diversify Tech

We need to really rethink job training and hiring

80% of middle-skilled jobs require digital skills. Building these skills is key to unlocking access…

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Verizon

Verizon Is Sending A Big Message to its Customers With This Change

Having low or no credit and signing up without a contract are no problem with Verizon's Fios Prepaid service

Verizon is the first of the big cable and broadband providers to provide prepaid, month-to-month…

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racism

This Week in Tech Racism, March 25, 2017

All the ugliness in technology and racism from this past week

Social media flogs artist for tone-deaf painting; little kids are racially taunted after becoming champs…

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Internet Privacy

Senate Republicans Kill Internet Privacy Requirements

Senate says Americans already have enough internet privacy, no need for further regulations

The issue is highly contested and split down party lines. Republicans and conservatives at the…

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tech racism

A Week in Tech Racism

SXSW tackles racism; it's lonely being a black woman drone operator; and more tech and race-related coverage from this week

Why are chatbots turning racist?; SXSW festival features shocking crowdfunded documentary about the Michael Brown…

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Howard West

Howard University Alum, Now a VP at Google, Opens Up About Howard West

A Google VP lauds the strategic partnership between Google and her alma mater, Howard University

The announcement that Google is opening up its Googleplex campus to students and faculty of…

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Google Howard West Program Bridges Silicon Valley and Black Colleges

Howard West will kick off with Howard University.

On Thursday, Google announced the launch of its new diversity initiative, Howard West.
Starting this summer,…

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DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff Uses Technology to Bypass Traditional Record Label Distribution

Using Stem created a level of transparency that does not exist in the music industry

Recently DJ Jazzy Jeff released a new project, “Chasing Goosebumps” but the only difference this…

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How To

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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