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While in Nigeria, Zuckerberg Praises “Vibrant” Developers and Entrepreneurs

Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria for the first time, and it's a mutual admiration fest between the country and Facebook founder

Mark Zuckerberg has made his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently in Lagos,…

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online petitions

Do Online Petitions Cause Real Change?

Online petitions have made it easier than ever for the masses to weigh-in on political and social issues. But is this armchair activism effective in making real changes?

In the July-August issue of Black Enterprise magazine, we take a close look at online…

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Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

The Road to TechConneXt: Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, Physicist

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Physicist and cancer researcher, Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

She is one of the less than 100 black women physicists in the U.S. She…

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Julian Waits

Tech Innovator of the Week: Julian Waits, President and CEO, PivotPoint Risk Analytics

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt Technology Summit in Silicon Valley this October. This week's innovator: Julian Waits, President and CEO, PivotPoint Risk Analytics.

Julian Waits has over three decades of experience in technology and now sits at the…

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video game

Top 10 African Americans in the Video Game Industry

10 people of color you should know who are prominent in the video game industry

African Americans make up a significant demographic of video gamers, the second largest ethnic group…

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Detroit

Detroit Engineer: Turn Buses Into Rolling Tech Teaching Labs

An Amazon engineer has a way to empower people and provide technology skills in his hometown of Detroit

An Amazon engineer hailing from Detroit has a novel idea for that city’s unused school…

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engineers

Roland Martin Serves as Keynote Speaker for National Society of Black Engineers Event

More than 500 engineers and business professionals, as well as graduate and senior undergraduate engineering students from across the country will convene at the event

News One’s Roland Martin will be a keynote speaker at the National Society of Black…

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Teclamariam

Tech Innovator of the Week: Laura Teclemariam, Software Engineer

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Laura Teclemariam, Software Engineer.

Laura Teclemariam is a rarity in California’s Bay Area, and it’s not just because she…

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TechConneXt

5 Reasons Why You Need to Attend Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt

Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit is just weeks away. This is your opportunity to gain access to Silicon Valley, as well as get advice and inspiration from top tech leaders, investors, executives, and the black STEM community mind-hive

“For most of the last two decades, in particular, the growth of black-owned enterprises has…

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inventor

Global Tech: Namibian Teen Shines as Inventor of ‘Free-to-Call’ Phone

Our Global Tech series highlights a tech startup or innovator from the African diaspora. This series is part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October.

A teenager in Namibia is gaining a lot of attention from the tech world for…

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Beautification

“Beautification” Isn’t the Best Name for This Selfie Setting

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology because, yeah, they are all connected somehow

Part of my job as a tech journalist is reviewing the newest technology to hit…

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black engineers

Black Engineers Ready for Takeoff With Aerospace Conference

The NSBE to hold its biennial Aerospace Systems Conference later this month in Arlington, VA

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) will hold its biennial Aerospace Systems Conference this month. The…

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Pitzer

Op-Ed: About That Pitzer College Student Who Doesn’t Want to Room with Whites

Pitzer College students' petulant entitlement comes across mean-spirited, nasty, and not within the bounds of reality

The Washington Post featured an article about three Pitzer College students seeking a roommate in college…

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Intel

Intel Releases Diversity Stats, Shows Support for LGBTQ Community

Intel unveils its progress on diversity and inclusion in its mid-year diversity report

Intel so far this year has achieved 43.4% hiring of women and minorities according to…

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STEMBoard

Tech Innovator of the Week: Aisha Bowe, CEO, STEMBoard

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Aisha Bowe, Co-founder and CEO, STEMBoard

While sitting on a review panel board for proposals from small businesses, mostly women and…

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Slack

The Road to TechConneXt: Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: legendary tech Founder and Slack CEO, Stewart Butterfield.

Perhaps no technological advancement has contributed more to the decline of email, changing the way…

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muslim ban

Who Is Better for Tech—Clinton or Trump?

Dice.com asks who is better for technology, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?

An interesting piece from careers site Dice.com ponders which presidential candidate is better for the…

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online harassment

People of Color and the Young Most Subject to Online Harassment

As many can probably attest, people of color and millennials face the most online harassment

People of color and millennials are subject most to online harassment and bullying, reveals a…

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Code2040

Code2040 Founder Heads to the White House

Code2040 co-founder is headed to Washington D.C to lend insight to help push diversity and inclusion in tech

Co-founder of Code2040, Laura Weidman Power is about to embark on a pretty exciting mission.…

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phillip buchanon

Tech Innovator of the Week: Phillip Buchanon, New Money Bash

Former NFL cornerback Phillip Buchanon transitions from a pro baller to a tech entrepreneur

Since hanging up his cleats after retiring from the NFL, former cornerback Phillip Buchanon has…

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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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