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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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Leslie Miley

Slack’s Former Director of Engineering, Leslie Miley, is a Man of His Word

“We need to allocate money and build campuses in more diverse cities”, says Miley

In November of 2016, Black Enterprise spoke with Leslie Miley, the then VP of Engineering…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Will Limiting H-1B Visas Help African American Tech Workers?

Some say H-1B visas and immigration impact hiring African Americans in the tech industry

Despite Trump’s heavy hand on immigration, it seems the H-1B visa program is safe. Yet,…

By Samara Lynn

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African

How ADIS is Empowering the African Community

It is very clear that the entrepreneurs on the continent are all about uplifting and empowering the community

Over the weekend, hundreds of people gathered from the motherland to discuss how to increase…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Equity

Equity Allocation Strategies for Minority Tech Startups

Here's how to utilize equity strategically, to sucessfully build product development teams for your startup

MVP Accelerator Business Adviser Ara Ohanianhe shares insights regarding how equity can be used strategically…

By D. Bernard Webster

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Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons Cashes Out for $147 Million

The RushCard, a prepaid card to serve the underbanked, was bought by Green Dot

Russell Simmons said the acquisition would “expand our opportunities and continue our mission to revolutionize…

By Samara Lynn

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truTV

Millennial Video Streaming Views Changes Content Consumption for All

Hollywood takes notice and launches popular streaming shows on cable networks

Millennial’s consuming content via mobile devices proves to be a cost-effective pilot program for to…

By Nathaniel J.

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tech acccelerator

These San Quentin Prisoners Write Code Better Than You

Program allows prisoners to develop a skill set to participate in technology jobs in the real world

Find out how these San Quentin prisoners are learning code and changing their lives while…

By Maryann Reid

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#BlackSTEMLikeMe

National Society of Black Engineers Launches #BlackSTEMLikeMe

This is what an engineer looks like

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) launched a new campaign, #BlackSTEMLikeMe, an initiative encouraging…

By Samara Lynn

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Kunbi Tinuoye

Tech Media Spotlight: Kunbi Tinuoye, Founder & CEO of UrbanGeekz

British-born journalist Kunbi Tinuoye is set to scale her digital platform to global proportions

Kunbi Tinuoye discusses why she launched a tech news sites benefiting people of color and…

By Samara Lynn

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deregulation

What’s the Future of Regtech in an Era of Deregulation?

Deregulation doesn't spell doom and gloom for the sector

Find out exclusive insight for tech startups detailing what’s the future of regtech when…

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Singapore

Singapore is Beating the World at Fintech

Commitment is evident in accessibility, education, and funding

Find out how and why Singapore is currently well ahead of the curve and is…

By Black Enterprise

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100 days

Silicon Valley vs. Trump

Silicon Valley is not standing down to Trump

Silicon Valley leaders took stances against Trump’s immigration executive order banning refugees from seven predominately…

By Samara Lynn

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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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