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The Sharing Economy w/NoirBnb and Uber

Are you a popular journalist or the neighborhood fix-it guy? You can offer classes, workshops, and rent your home for people to stay while on vacation

Ways African Americans and other people of color can benefit from launching their own sharing…

By Maryann Reid

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Neal Sales-Griffin

Neal Sales-Griffin Discusses Empowering People Through Code

During Black Enterprise's The Good Life tour, Neal Sales-Griffin spoke with us about how he empowers youth through education

Technepeur Neal Sales-Griffin talks about how’s he’s empowering the world by teaching people coding and…

By Selena Hill

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Black Girls Code

Black Girls Code Makes Cameo on Fox’s ‘Empire’

On this week's episode of 'Empire,' Cookie Lyon, played by Taraji P. Henson, visits a Black Girls Code seminar

Cookie asks Dubois what Black Girls Code is all about, to which he replies, “This…

By Samara Lynn

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social empowerment

Mobile Technology: A Vehicle for Economic and Social Empowerment

How mobile technology can lead the way to social justice

Young African Americans have embraced mobile technology for social and cultural empowerment, but aren’t taking…

By Samara Lynn

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Adkins

The Road to TechConneXt: Rod Adkins, Tech Pioneer

As IBM's first African American senior vice president and corporate officer, Rod Adkins was instrumental in the creation of Watson, IBM's supercomputer

Rodney C. Adkins is a technology pioneer who was one of the principals behind creating…

By Samara Lynn

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Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu

The Road to TechConneXt: Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu, Robotics Engineer

Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu is considered a leader in the field of robotics

Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu will take part in discussing advancements and opportunities in the fields of…

By Samara Lynn

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Terrence Southern

Tech Innovator of the Week: Terrence Southern, Robotics Engineer

Detroit native Terrence Southern advances STEM education while leading GE's automation strategy

Despite a busy professional life, Terrence Southern makes time to pay it forward with his…

By Samara Lynn

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NSBE

Google Tag Teams With the National Society of Black Engineers in Diversity Effort

The NSBE joins forces with Google to support the development of more black engineers

The program is year-round and offers college students who are also members of NSBE coding…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConneXt

Here’s Who You Will Meet at TechConneXt

Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit is going to be a two-day fest of great talks, tech, and top talent in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Tickets are going fast! Register for Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Summit and be part of the…

By Samara Lynn

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Silicon Valley

How 3 Friends Brought Together 500 Silicon Valley Interns

How Paul Hammond and Lusenii Kromah helped black tech interns connect in Silicon Valley

Find out how 3 friends who couldn’t find the network that they were envisioning, created…

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Forney

The Road to TechConneXt: Renee Forney, Cybersecurity Specialist

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Cybersecurity Expert Renee Forney

Renee Forney is a seasoned cybersecurity expert. SC Magazine, the leading journal for IT security…

By Samara Lynn

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black engineers

Black Engineers Pay Homage to Noted Black Architect and Activist

The National Society of Black Engineers will honor a noted African American architect who is also a civil rights activist

The National Society of Black Engineers will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to architect and…

By Samara Lynn

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african american

Google Gives $1 Million to Nat’l Museum of African American History and Culture

Google donates $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) as well as its best African American engineers to create 3D exhibits.

Google donated $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Innovator of the Week: Sherrell Dorsey, Founder of ‘The Plug’

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt Technology Summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Sherrell Dorsey, founder of The Plug and content creator.

Sherell Dorsey has always had a passion for technology. However, when reading tech news, something bothered…

By Samara Lynn

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The Road to TechConneXt: Lynne d Johnson, Digital Strategist and Storyteller

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Tech evangelist and digital storyteller, Lynne d Johnson

Lynne d Johnson is a respected tech evangelist and digital content creator. She has contributed…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConnext

Here’s How to Connect With the Most Powerful People of Color in Tech

TechConneXt is your chance to connect with leaders from Silicon Valley and the surrounding tech ecosystem to exchange ideas and showcase the latest in technology and solutions

Join us at TechConneXt; a convening of incredible people of color in tech and also…

By Samara Lynn

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The Road to TechConneXt: Mary Spio, Engineer

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Aerospace Engineer and Ceek VR Inc. Founder, Mary Spio

Spio is an aerospace engineer and entrepreneur who honed her skills as a wideband/satellite communications…

By Samara Lynn

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presidential

Trump Versus Clinton on STEM

A new report offers a side-by-side view of both Trump and Clinton's positions on technology and innovation

It’s been and will continue to be a very ugly, nasty Presidential election year, up…

By Samara Lynn

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SXSL

White House Introduces Its Own SXSW: SXSL

The White House will hold its own version of the Austin SXSW festival; South by South Lawn.

Inspired by the annual Austin-based film, music, and technology festival South by Southwest (SXSW), the…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM

You Got to Math Like an African

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology, because—yeah—they are all connected somehow

Entrepreneurs, engineers, and developers are emerging from Sub-Saharan African nations as though they are being…

By Samara Lynn

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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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