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#WeDC Makes Major Push to Put D.C. Startups on the Map

We want to see people start and grow their businesses in D.C. Period.

Black Enterprise spoke to several key players involved in WeDC’s new initiative to become a…

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Chris Sacca

Billionaire Investor Chris Sacca Champions Diversity at SXSW

What happens when white male privilege is shut down by a white male?

Christine Souffrant Ntim is known for her innate ability to hustle, so it’s no wonder…

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black scientist

Here’s Why This Black Scientist is Marching in Washington

A black nuclear and diagnostic medical physicist shares why he is attending the March for Science

Virgil Cooper, nuclear and diagnostic medical physicist.
 
 
There’s a grassroots effort brewing and this time…

By Samara Lynn

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Virtual Reality

Making the Virtual Reality Film with Director Alton Glass

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums, but do you understand how it works? Part I

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums to come to market in the…

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This Week in Tech Racism, March 10, 2017

Cybercrime fallout from Trump's travel ban; a look at whether education tech helps disadvantaged students; and more news in this weekly series

In this week’s edition for news involving race, society, science, and technology: President Trump’s so-called…

By Samara Lynn

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Apps Without Code

This Black Woman Is Building Apps Without Coding

Tara Reed found a pain-point for non-technical founders, and turned it into a business

Tara Reed started out just as any other entrepreneur would, with a business idea and…

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researchers

Researchers: High Social Media Use Makes Young People Feel Lonely

The more you Facebook, the more isolated you may feel

A report from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine reveals that a large amount of…

By Samara Lynn

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African Technology Foundation

African Technology Foundation Premieres ‘Venture’

Doc highlights founders' experience from the continent to Silicon Valley

Recently Lions@Africa and The African Technology Foundation, in association with Bootup Africa premiered their film,…

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white women

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…

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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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black finance

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…

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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…

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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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