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thinx

Thinx Allegations Show Female Silicon Valley CEOs Can Be Jerks Too

In this edition of Tech 100: Does diversity in tech mean that female Silicon Valley CEOs get to be jerk tech bros, too?

Thinx CEO and entrepreneur, Miki Agrawal (mikiagrawal.com)
 
The recent NY Mag piece on Silicon Valley’s…

By Samara Lynn

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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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google

Google Fiber Building Digital Walls Instead of Bridges

So much of the digital world has grown on us like a friend in the…

By Hazel Edney

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internet

How Do Your Teens Use the Internet?

OECD research says online use reflects socio-economic status

“But in all countries, what students do with computers, from using e-mail to reading news,…

By Robin White Goode

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relentless

An Invaluable Offering for Closing the Digital Divide

Free data programs are helping to make meaningful progress toward that goal

Recently, a federal appeals court upheld a series of unprecedented new rules that govern almost…

By John Burnett

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Chelsea Clinton Holds Real Talk on Digital Divide

Clinton Foundation and SELF magazine tackle inequality in tech ... and throw shade at Bernie Sanders?

The Clinton Foundation co-hosted a panel: ‘What Works for Women Leaders in Technology’ with SELF…

By Samara Lynn

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#ProjectDiane: the #RewritetheCode Documentary

Digital Undivided's Kathryn Finney exposes tech bias toward black women

#ProjectDiane is the final phase of #RewriteTheCode, a social initiative that exposed tech industry bias…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Lack of Diversity in Tech Takes Center Stage This Summer

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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connect 2 compete

Nonprofit Starts Campaign to End Digital Divide Among Black Americans

Non-profit Connect2Compete seeks to eliminate America's digital divide.

Through a public service campaign, Connect2Compete champions Internet skills and computer literacy.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Comcast Program Offers Low-Income Black Residents Internet Access

Comcast offers discounted Internet to low-income black households

Comcast offers discounted Internet to low-income black households

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Preview Our World: “Porgy & Bess Revival” Star David Alan Grier

Also: Will Blacks ever close the Digital Divide; profile of Schomburg Center Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad

This weekend on an all-new Our World with Black Enterprise, host Marc Lamont Hill actor…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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The Digital Divide: Are African American’s Being Left Behind?

People of color may consume a lot of technology but oftentimes we fail to use it in a way that moves us forward

In today’s world everything is digital, still many people of color fail to keep up…

By Hajj Flemings

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Blacks Continue to Climb on Broadband Bandwagon

African Americans have highest Internet growth rate of any major demographic group

The rate of African Americans adopting broadband has grown to 56% from 46% at a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Talking Points

Based on 2007 data, the most recent available, single black women have just a fraction…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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