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When White Women Speak about Unfairness in Tech, Everybody Listens

In this week's Tech 100: White women's outrage gets more attention, again

Too often, it takes a white woman opening her mouth for everyone to acknowledge just…

By Samara Lynn

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Uber's CEO

6 Times Uber’s CEO Got Dragged

Travis Kalanick is having a bad week

Kalanick keeps getting into all sorts of trouble that leaves many Silicon Valley watchers left…

By Samara Lynn

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visionpledge

What These Ladies Do To Your Vision Brings In The Cash

These two young women are helping you make "cents" out of your vision

Find out how you can turn your vision into crowdfunding success with the founders of…

By Maryann Reid

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InTel

Intel Equals Pay Across-the-Board for Women and Minorities; Other Diversity Gains

Intel is on the right track, but still did not make any significant progress in hiring minorities last yeat

“There is still much work to be done to achieve our 2020 goal of full…

By Samara Lynn

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First Black Woman FCC Commissioner Spills Tea on Net Neutrality and More

Mignon Clyburn made history as the first black woman commissioner of the FCC. Here are her thoughts on the new Trump-appointed FCC head, net neutrality and more

In the spirit of Black History Month, it’s of note that Mignon Clyburn is the…

By Samara Lynn

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African American

How the African American Community Continues to Transform With Tech

Celebrate major strides in tech during Black History Month

In Black History Month, let’s celebrate technology as the catalyst for further development, paving the…

By Black Enterprise

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Navy Engineer Awarded at Black Engineer of the Year Gala

Dwayne Nelson was nominated by a commanding officer of NSWCDD

WASHINGTON (Feb. 11, 2017) – Dwayne Nelson, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division engineer,…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Initiative

Rutgers University Launches Black and Latino Tech Initiative

Tech entrepreneurs in the New York area; check this out.

The event’s goal it to provide scientists, inventors, and technology innovators with essential info that…

By Samara Lynn

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This Week in Tech Racism: February 24, 2017

This week in racism saw a horrible hate crime resulting in an engineer's murder; how Africa is reinventing from years of colonialism and theft of its natural resources through technology; and sadly, much more.

In this week’s edition: An ugly hate crime and murder of an engineer reflects the…

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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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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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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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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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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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