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Ise Lyfe

Artist Ise Lyfe Gets Standing Ovation at IBM@TedTalks

The East Oakland native addresses cultural displacement caused by the tech community

Before the TedTalk, Black Enterprise set down with Ise Lyfe to discuss his movement around…

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism

When racism and technology intersect; week of Nov. 14, 2016

Incidents of racial, gender, and other harassment have been on the uptick since the election…

By Samara Lynn

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CodeCrew

CodeCrew Equips Underserved Kids With STEM Training

Kids ages eight to 17 learn how to code

What is CodeCrew? Founded by Egwuekwe, Petya Grady, and Audrey Jones, CodeCrew teaches middle and…

By Robin White Goode

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apps

4 Go-To Apps for Connecting With Like-Minded People

These social apps will help you disconnect from work and meet people with similar interests

With so much of our lives spent working, it’s easy to forget to interact with…

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Trump

The Tech 100: Trump’s Presidency Will Be a Disaster for Innovation and STEM

STEM and tech programs which benefit people of color are in danger under the Trump administration

Science and technology do not seem to be a big focus of the new president-elect.…

By Samara Lynn

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snapchat

DJ Khaled, BET Networks Launch First-Ever Snapchat College Tour

Colleges and universities are using Snapchat and celebrities to attract prospective students.

The program assists high school seniors with the college application process and Get Schooled will…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism

When racism and technology intersect; week of Oct. 30, 2016

Biased artificial intelligence; black riders wait longer using Uber and Lyft; CBC outraged with Facebook,…

By Samara Lynn

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CPR LifeWrap

Mom Turns a Near Tragedy Into a Life Saving Invention

A mom's near fatal incident with her toddler sparked an invention

After watching her toddler almost choke to death, Felicia Jackson had a dream about a…

By Samara Lynn

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Angel Rich

Meet The Game Changing Founder Of The Wealth Factory

The ed-tech entrepreneur is building games that teach financial literacy

Angel Rich, the co-founder and CEO of The Wealth Factory Inc., is an ed-tech entrepreneur…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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facial recognition

ACLU Says Facial Recognition Tech is Racially Biased

The dark side of facial recognition technology

The ACLU is calling for the DOJ to investigate concerns over facial recognition technology inaccurately…

By Samara Lynn

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Hidden Genius

The Hidden Geniuses of Oakland, California

Community-based program is teaching black boys skills in tech and leadership

An intense 15-month program is equipping young boys of color in California with technological, leadership…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Small

He’s About That Small Business of Smart Hustle

This small business expert is a tireless advocate for entrepreneurs.

Ramon Ray is well-known for his high energy presentations at conferences and getting audiences pumped…

By Samara Lynn

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black millennials

Beyond Black Twitter: Black Millennials Rule the Internet

Young black adults are wielding influence through digital media platforms

A new Nielsen consumer report found that black millennials are driving social change through technology…

By Lisa Fraser

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Mars

$300M for Humans on Mars, Robots, and Fighting Solar Storms

The Obama administration has huge plans for the country's science and tech future

It’s no secret that President Obama is a blerd—a big-time sci-fi buff and a huge…

By Samara Lynn

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tech prep

Don’t Miss This Tech Prep Event if You Are D.C. Student

The half-day event, targeted to students and millennials, will be all about preparing for the tech job market and entrepreneurship

MMTC will hold a half-day Tech Prep Summit in Washington D.C. to introduce students to…

By Samara Lynn

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black engineers

This Group of Black Engineers Just Got $2M

The National Science Foundation grant is the largest awarded to date in the NSBE's history

The money will help the National Society of Black Engineers build understandings of best practice…

By Samara Lynn

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Jonathan Waldrop

The Patent Troll Hunter: Jonathan Waldrop, Top Silicon Valley Attorney

Jonathan Waldrop is a former engineer turned intellectual property attorney, who represents high-profile clients, including Google, YouTube, and Adobe

A seasoned trial lawyer, Jonathan Waldrop has been involved in a number of high-profile technology…

By Samara Lynn

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african american technology

A Revealing Look at How Blacks Use Technology

A new report sheds light on the African American community's enthusiasm for technology, especially mobile

A new Nielsen study reveals that African Americans are tech adopters, depend on recommendations of…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConneXt

[WATCH] Black Tech Founders Demo Products and Services at TechConneXt Innovation Lab

Black tech founders showcase their companies at Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Tech Summit

Several companies including FedEx as well as black-owned tech startups demonstrated a wide range of…

By Samara Lynn

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Robots

Black Robotics Engineers on Whether Robots Will Kill Us All

How deadly are robots to mankind?

At Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Tech Summit, two black robotics engineers discussed artificial intelligence and robotics;…

By Samara Lynn

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India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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