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Jotaka Eaddy VP of Policy, Strategic Engagement & Impact (Image: LendUp)

Jotaka Eaddy Takes on New Role as Vice President of Policy, at LendUp

Eaddy will work to advance policies and partnerships that improve economic opportunities for millions of…

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Cheryl Contee (Image: File)

Cheryl Contee Talks Facebook Acquisition, Co-Founding ‘Yes We Code’, and More

"To be a part of two successful startups exits, particularly as a black woman, it makes me a true unicorn..."

To be a part of two successful startups exits, particularly as a black woman, it…

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Bozoma: If I Thought Uber Hired Me as a Black Woman Token, ‘I’d Be Angry All the Time’

Bozoma Saint John dishes on her new role at Uber and admits to facing challenges

Uber’s Bozoma Saint John, became an official Silicon Valley celebrity when she was interviewed by…

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Are You Ready for TechConneXt 3.0?

The best and biggest tech conference for people of color in Silicon Valley

It all takes place at Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Summit 3.0. The event is being held…

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Admit It; Some of You Will Spend $1,000 for Apple’s New iPhone

Has Apple gone too far?

Many industry watchers are predicting Apple will unveil the latest iPhone—with an unprecedented price tag…

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Intel

Intel Releases Diversity Report upon Its CEO’s Rejection of Trump Council

After its CEO takes a stance against Trump, Intel releases its diversity stats

Intel has launched several initiatives recently as part of its five-year commitment to achieve full…

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The Rant of an Irate Google Engineer Is Not the Issue

Why is this Google engineer's rant such a shock?

Fixation on this ex-Google engineer’s tediously long rant takes focus away from the grown-up conversations…

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STEM Toys

You Can Now Give Your Kids a Monthly STEM Toy Box Subscription

Can Amazon's new service create budding engineers?

Can STEM toys help build STEM skills? Jeffrey Trawick, said there has been surprisingly little…

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Ludacris

Ludacris Co-Founds Hot New Mobile Game ‘Slang N’ Friendz’

Ludacris expands his entrepreneurial portfolio

Actor, hip-hop performer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Ludacris, just co-founded a tech startup that makes an…

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tech workforce

95% of This Tech Workforce is White

There are almost no people of color in these tech positions

The researchers conclude, “ethnic wage gaps in the U.S. haven’t changed much in the last…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

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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…

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No Same-Day for You: Amazon and Other Examples of Unequal Access in Tech

A report shows that Amazon withholds its same-day delivery service to several zip codes in predominately black neighborhoods. It's just one example of tech racism

How unfortunate that technology advances so much faster than humans’ capacity to not be racist,…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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