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The Rant of an Irate Google Engineer Is Not the Issue

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

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Code2040 Is Set to Disrupt and Close The Wealth Gap

Code2040 prepares black and Latino students to excel in tech

As readers of Black Enterprise know, STEM jobs are the future. Unfortunately, relatively few black…

By Robin White Goode

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Haiti Tech Summit

Black Tech Entrepreneurship Expands Outside of the U.S.

Innovation is happening far beyond Silicon Valley

“Silicon Valley is a great hub and a great example of innovation in tech,” says…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Gary Vaynerchuk, Sequoia Blodgett, Charles Cole, Cliff Worley, Ruben Harris, Allie Felix, Thomas Knox, Mike Tauiliili, Muhga Eltigani, Dave Salvant, Terry Oppong, Lafe Taylor, Lamar Wilson

Gary Vee Holds Fireside Chat with Minority Entrepreneurs [Video]

Gary Vaynerchuk discusses actionable steps to help elevate the entrepreneurs at the table

Everything was discussed from the Hip-Hop culture’s influence on Entrepreneurship to how Gary could assist…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Tunisha Walker, Senior Vice President, Capalino & Company, James Andrews, CEO, SMASHD Ventures, Esosa Ighodaro, Co-founder & President, COSIGN

BE Study Guide Series: Spotting Trends and Opportunities in Tech [Video]

Here's why it's important for businesses of all sizes to grasp the latest tech trends

Influencer marketing is a game changer. “You find people who match the brand’s story and…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Claire Sulmers, Journalist, Founder, Fashion Bomb Daily, Everette Taylor, VP of Marketing, Skurt, LaShonda Johnson, CEO & Co-Founder, The Houston Housewives Finance Official, HHOF, Inc.

BE Study Guide Series: How to Use Technology to Protect and Grow Your Business [Video]

If you are looking for advice on managing your small business, these tips will help you get your marketing, finance, and press efforts in order

How to Use Technology to Protect and Grow Your Business with Claire Sulmers, Journalist, Founder,…

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Sequoia Blodgett, Jason Towns, Courtney Caldwell, Dr. Ty Caldwell

BE Study Guide Series: Fundraising from Startup to Scale up in the Tech Space [Video]

Learn how to generate capital for your business

In both a stage pitch and conversational pitch there are five different things that you…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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New Program Molds HBCU Students into Tech Investors

Teaching black students the skills to become savvy venture capitalists

An entrepreneur and co-founder of the Black Founders has launched HBCU.vc, a new program to teach students at the…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Verizon

Verizon Campaign Says #WeNeedMore for High-Tech Jobs

There are currently 9 million STEM job available.

Verizon has launched a new campaign, #WeNeedMore to shed light on the currently four million…

By Samara Lynn

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Uber

After a Rough Week, Uber Announces it is Diversifying

Amid controversies and scandals, some good news for Uber

“Similarly, we hired 3% more Black and 2% more Hispanic employees compared to our overall…

By Samara Lynn

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racism

This Week in Tech Racism, March 25, 2017

All the ugliness in technology and racism from this past week

Social media flogs artist for tone-deaf painting; little kids are racially taunted after becoming champs…

By Samara Lynn

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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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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 people

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…

By Samara Lynn

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This Week in Tech Racism: January 16-21, 2017

Some ugly tech stories with a racist twist from this week

This week, Oracle gets sued for discrimination; BLM sends a digital SOS; Facebook is lax…

By Samara Lynn

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tech racism

This Week in Tech Racism: December 23, 2016

When racism and technology intersect: Week of Dec. 23, 2016

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This week in tech racism looks at disturbingly racist videos gone viral in…

By Samara Lynn

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Black Female Chemist

How This Black Female Chemist is Helping to Solve Sex Crimes

Dr. Candice Bridge's research can help catch criminals even without much DNA evidence

The Ph.D. who is an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida (UCF), was…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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