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Intel VP Chris Young at RSA

Intel and IBM Set the Diversity Example for Technology, and For Us All

Let's take a moment to acknowledge the tech companies going the extra mile for diversity and inclusion: Intel and IBM

Let’s take a moment to acknowledge the tech companies going the extra mile for diversity…

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Spelman students displaying their humanoid robot 'spice'

Howard University Introduces D.C Kids to Robot and NASA Scientists and Engineers

Third-graders, college, and high-school students, mingled with NASA scientists and robot engineers at Howard University STEM forum

Third-graders, college, and high-school students, mingled with NASA scientists and robot engineers at Howard University…

By Samara Lynn

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Michelle Obama at SXSW

Michelle Obama Discusses “Let Girls Learn” at SXSW 2016

Michelle Obama speaks to SXSW attendees about the importance of educating young women, worldwide

Michelle Obama speaks to SXSW attendees about the importance of education young women, worldwide.

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Here’s President Obama’s Views on Apple, the FBI and iPhone Encryption

The President's extended comments on the Apple vs. FBI encryption battle and Edward Snowden, at SXSW 2016

The President’s extended comments on the Apple vs. FBI encryption battle and Edward Snowden, at…

By Samara Lynn

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President Barack Obama, 2016 SXSW Interactive Keynote (Image: SXSW, Credit: Neilson Barnard Getty Images)

President Obama Speaks On Apple, FBI Issue and Using Tech for Civic Duty at SXSW

President Obama kicked off SXSW with a keynote on technology

President Obama kicked off SXSW with a keynote on technology.

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Vista Equity Partners CEO Robert F. Smith (Image: File)

Here’s A List Of The Most Influential African Americans at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW.

By Samara Lynn

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Hampton University Black Family Conference

Black Family Conference Will Crush Myths About African Americans and STEM

Hampton University's 38th annual Black Family Conference will focus on STEM

Hampton University’s 38th annual Black Family Conference will focus on STEM.

By Samara Lynn

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Obama ‘Beefs Up’ TechHire Initiative to Put More Americans in Tech Jobs

TechHire, Obama's strategy for making more Americans skilled for technology jobs, has been expanded and extended to more communities

TechHire, Obama’s strategy for making more Americans skilled for technology jobs, has been expanded and…

By Samara Lynn

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Politico Questions Motives of Tech Companies’ Donations for Diversity

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies' donations for diversity effort

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies’ donations for diversity effort.

By Samara Lynn

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Doug Bryant Jr

[Part 2] A Black Cybersecurity Pro Weighs in on Apple Fight and Security

An African American cybersecurity pro weighs in on Apple and other tech security matters

An African American cybersecurity pro weighs in on Apple and other tech security matters.

By Samara Lynn

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YouTube Stars Can Now Win Primetime Emmys

Television Academy expands and redefines many short-form categories

The Television Academy announced it has expanded and redefined many short-form categories for this year’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Doug Bryant Jr

[Part 1] A Black Cybersecurity Pro Weighs in on Apple Fight and Tech Security

Doug Bryant is a certified ethical hacker and cybersecurity pro

Doug Bryant, Jr. is one of the relatively few black cybersecurity professionals. In a two-part…

By Samara Lynn

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CITE Event

African American Telecom Professionals Celebrate on Final Day of Black History Month

Organization of African American Verizon telecom professionals, CITE, holds Black History Month cultural event

Telecom professionals of color ate, listened to poetry, and took part in a lively discussion…

By Samara Lynn

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Joah Spearman

Austin Tech Startup, Localeur, Scores Content Deal with JetBlue

Young, African American co-founder's company Localeur, becomes a content partner with JetBlue

Localeur and JetBlue announce strategic content partnership.

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[Women’s History Month] The Best Cities for Women in Tech

Capital regions are the best areas for women in tech

Smart Asset releases report showing which cities are best for women in tech.

By Samara Lynn

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ShearShare at Startup Grind

ShearShare Founders ‘Kill It’ at Startup Grind in Silicon Valley

ShearShare founders share their experience at Startup Grind's Silicon Valley startup conference

Tye and Courtney Campbell are tech entrepreneurs.They just unveiled their app at Startup Grind. Black…

By Samara Lynn

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Google dot org

Google Gives $3 Million in Grants to Fight for Social Justice and Reform

Google.org extends grants and resources to organizations fighting for social justice

Google.org partners with four social reform organizations and awards $3 million in grants.

By Samara Lynn

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#SMW Lagos: The Beauty of Tech

The huge potential of social media in the African beauty industry

We’re at the final day of Social Media Week Lagos and the experience, energy and…

By Sirita Wright

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg Sends Warning to Employees For Altering “Black Lives Matter” Slogan

Facebook founder issues harsh memo after "Black Lives Matter" slogan is altered at the company's headquarters

Apparently, some Facebook employees take issue with “Black Lives Matter.”

By Samara Lynn

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#SMW Lagos 2016: The Power of Media and Influence

Consistent use of a digital platform can position you as an expert

Day 2 of SMWLagos was all about the power of media and influence. Attendees got…

By Sirita Wright

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T-Shirt Business

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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