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Ex-Twitter Engineer Rants About Diversity, Gets Hired by Slack

Leslie Miley went on a rant about Twitter's lack of diversity. You won't believe what happened next...

Our primary goal is to avoid becoming yet another place where underrepresented groups exit the…

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Stacy Brown-Philpot Promoted to TaskRabbit CEO

Brown-Philpot ascends to a position that makes her one of the most powerful blacks and women in Silicon Valley.

With the promotion to CEO, Brown-Philpot becomes one of the most powerful (and few) black…

By Samara Lynn

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Filmmaker Matthew Cherry Leverages Mobile Filmmaking in ‘9 Rides’

Film shot on the iPhone debuted at SXSW

BlackEnterprise.com sat down with Matthew Cherry to get some insight into the vision behind the…

By Kali Wilder

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Lawrence Griffith: Digital Marketing Groundbreaker

Lawrence Griffith is a pioneer in integrating mobile and marketing

“Because we didn’t get $150 million [in venture capital] like Groupon or Foursquare, we had…

By Samara Lynn

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Meet Dr. Lisa White: Paleontologist

Dr. Lisa White is a micropalentologist who has conducted research in the farthest reaches of the globe

“I had to take gun training–someone had been mauled by a bear.”

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Black Tech Founder Tweets Fundraising Frustrations

Black tech founder uses Twitter to slam racism in VC industry

“…trying to fit in with a culture that doesn’t particularly embrace black founders.”

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‘Disrupted’ Book Shows Age is the New Black in Silicon Valley

A new book, 'Disrupted,' is a white guy's personal experience of being on the receiving end of tech's lack of diversity culture

“Age bias, race bias, and gender bias are pervasive. I experienced this through the prism…

By Samara Lynn

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Rob McConnell

Q&A With Rob McConnell, Designer at Toyota

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand out, and increasing diversity in the auto industry

Rob McConnell is on fire. The Toyota designer discusses his work, what makes Toyota stand…

By Samara Lynn

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Loretta Cheeks

10 Black Women Changing the World via Science and Technology

Paleontologist, oceanographer, tech innovator: these black women are doing life-changing work in STEM

Paleontologist, oceanographer, tech innovator: these black women are doing life-changing work in STEM.

By Samara Lynn

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4 Times Technology Turned Racist

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology.

By Samara Lynn

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Adekunle Ayodele

Mixle is Like ‘Match.com’ for Business

Mixle helps business professionals mingle with other like-minded professionals at events

Mixle helps business professionals mingle with other like-minded professionals at events.

By Samara Lynn

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Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Gives $2 Million Grant to National Society of Black Engineers

Northrop Grumman and the National Society of Black Engineers team up to create more minority engineers.

Northrop Grumman and the National Society of Black Engineers team up to create more minority…

By Samara Lynn

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Twitter CEO Takes Questions and Criticism at Black Engineers’ Event

Twitter CEO takes part in a fireside chat at the NBSE after his company has been heavily scrutinized for lack of diversity

Twitter CEO takes part in a fireside chat at the NBSE after his company has…

By Samara Lynn

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Building an Extraordinary Team: The Heart of the Matter

The founder of Digital Factory, a tech startup, on early family experiences shaping how he built his team

The founder of Digital Factory, a tech startup, on early family experiences shaping how he…

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Talitha Hampton

Women’s History Month: Q&A with Talitha Hampton, President of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Hampton is not only a chemical engineer; she is the president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

Talitha Hampton is the president of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black…

By Samara Lynn

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DID Innovation Center

DigitalunDivided Announces Innovation Center for Black and Hispanic Women

digitalundivided launched BIG Innovation Center focusing on women of color-owned startups

DigitalunDivided launched BIG Innovation Center focusing on women of color-owned startups.

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

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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.

By Samara Lynn

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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…

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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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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