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Black History Month: Inventions Made by Black Slaves Denied Patents

African Americans forced or born into slavery were almost always shut out of the patent process. Yet, they did invent

“One group of prolific innovators, however, has been largely ignored by history: black inventors born…

By Samara Lynn

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uber

Eric Holder Hired by Uber After Stunning Sex Abuse Charges

Uber faces misogynist allegations again.

Former Attorney General Eric Holder has been hired by Uber after a former female engineer’s…

By Samara Lynn

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tech

Report: Tech Sector Still Slow on Increasing Diversity

Open MIC is asking shareholders to advocate for a more racially diverse industry

“The U.S. tech community remains a bastion of white, male privilege that has largely excluded…

By Lisa Fraser

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blacksfortrump2020

The Black Man Behind BlacksforTrump2020

It looks as though BlacksforTrump2020.com is indeed led by a black for Trump, who adamantly supports the President

“All these regulations that keep you from getting money—when Bush did it you saw black…

By Samara Lynn

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Black Excellence

BPN Celebrates Black Excellence and Achievement in the Bay

It's time we support our leaders of tomorrow

The Black Professional Network (BPN) gets behind the Black Girls CODE initiative by celebrating Black…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Paul Judge

This Man Wants to Disrupt Your Download

Paul Judge, a renowned security and computer networking researcher, has a new startup, Luma, It's poised to revolutionize home Wi-Fi

Luma is a new startup that launched in June 2016. The company makes a cutting-edge…

By Samara Lynn

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tech racism

This Week in Tech Racism

This week in tech racism: diversity hurdles in Silicon Valley, a black Bachelorette, and more

Happy Presidents Day! In this week in tech racism: Trump; a new study from the…

By Samara Lynn

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Uber

In New York City, Tipping Your Uber Driver May Become Mandatory

They are fighting for the rights of Uber drivers in one of the world's busiest cities

An organization representing independent taxi drivers, sent a petition to the Taxi and Limousine Commission…

By Samara Lynn

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small business

Here’s How I Got $80,000 In Revenue With My Small Business in Little Over a Year

Wendy Pace reveals how she managed to beat the odds as an entrepreneurial woman of color, earning a significant revenue with her small business in under 18 months

By: Wendy Pace, founder of Pace Setting Media.
 
If you had told me two years…

By Samara Lynn

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muslim ban

Trump Perpetuates “They All Know Each Other” Black Stereotype

In this edition of Tech 100: Trump's a master at using digital tools; to our disadvantage

It’s debatable as to whether Donald Trump sought the presidency to become the champion of…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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,…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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,…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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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