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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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,…

By Samara Lynn

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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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virus

Scary Phone Virus Bypasses Two-Factor Authentication

If you don't have antivirus software on your phone, you are leaving yourself vulnerable

It intercepts SMS messages and replaces it with its own which has a link to…

By Samara Lynn

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eBay

The 9 Strangest Things Ever Sold on eBay

eBay is the place where almost anything is for sale.

They say everything has a price. That old adage was never more obvious than when…

By Samara Lynn

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thinx

Thinx Allegations Show Female Silicon Valley CEOs Can Be Jerks Too

In this edition of Tech 100: Does diversity in tech mean that female Silicon Valley CEOs get to be jerk tech bros, too?

Thinx CEO and entrepreneur, Miki Agrawal (mikiagrawal.com)
 
The recent NY Mag piece on Silicon Valley’s…

By Samara Lynn

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WeDC

#WeDC Makes Major Push to Put D.C. Startups on the Map

We want to see people start and grow their businesses in D.C. Period.

Black Enterprise spoke to several key players involved in WeDC’s new initiative to become a…

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Chris Sacca

Billionaire Investor Chris Sacca Champions Diversity at SXSW

What happens when white male privilege is shut down by a white male?

Christine Souffrant Ntim is known for her innate ability to hustle, so it’s no wonder…

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tech companies

Why Tech Companies Fail at Marketing (And How They Can Avoid It)

It all comes down to knowing your audience

Each channel might include a few generic marketing campaigns or just a laundry list of…

By Selena Hill

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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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