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Google’s Cuts $7.5 Million Check for Social Justice Reform

Search engine titan Google awarded another round of multi-million grants to a number of …

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Google Just Made Your Job Search Easier

The search engine introduced cool features that will allow you to access information about a job position's salary and location

Finding a new job can feel like a long and daunting process. Google, however, is…

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Google Just Granted $1 Million to Increase Black Male Presence in Tech

'Students are five times more likely to take an interest in computer science if they often see people who look like them in that field...'

The Hidden Genius Project is an Oakland-based organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black…

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Singer Andra Day Channels Billie Holiday in Google Racial Justice Effort

The search engine company expands its social justice mission

On Wednesday, Google launched Andra Day’s cover of Billie Holiday’s classic song about the lynching…

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Google CEO Cancels Company Diversity Town-Hall Meeting

The tech giant is taking steps to curb over its latest diversity crisis

Google CEO Sundar Pichai canceled a company wide town-hall meeting to discuss diversity that was…

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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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Ne-Yo Discusses the Fine Line Between Tech and Entertainment

Sponsored by Google, this ABFF panel focused on how the tech industry can better reach and appeal to minority youth, among other things

Google sponsored a panel discussion at the 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) that addressed…

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Google Gives $1 Million for Justice and Shines Light on Dark History of Lynching

Google is using its technology to "start conversation"

Google announced on Wednesday that it is donating $1 million to the social organization, Equal…

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Google Ushers in Era of the Super Smart Machine at Google I/O

Google is poised to further dominate the world

Google gave a glimpse into how pervasive—and almost scary, yet-cool—artificial intelligence will be at the…

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3rd Annual Culture Shifting Weekend Awards Brunch

Andrea Hoffman Is Shifting Culture in Silicon Valley

There is magic in curating rooms to create opportunities

Recently, Andrea Hoffman, strategic growth adviser, author, and founder of Culture Shifting Weekend, held the…

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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…

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Internet Privacy

Senate Republicans Kill Internet Privacy Requirements

Senate says Americans already have enough internet privacy, no need for further regulations

The issue is highly contested and split down party lines. Republicans and conservatives at the…

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Howard West

Howard University Alum, Now a VP at Google, Opens Up About Howard West

A Google VP lauds the strategic partnership between Google and her alma mater, Howard University

The announcement that Google is opening up its Googleplex campus to students and faculty of…

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Google Howard West Program Bridges Silicon Valley and Black Colleges

Howard West will kick off with Howard University.

On Thursday, Google announced the launch of its new diversity initiative, Howard West.
Starting this summer,…

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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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STEM

5 Programs to Make Your Girl STEM-Strong

Check out these five programs that expose young girls to STEM education

Future success requires well-balanced literacy in STEAM (science, technology, education, arts, and mathematics). Girls are…

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YouTube TV

The Cable Cutter’s New Option: YouTube TV

Google says people want to watch TV like they watch YouTube

The service is month-to-month with no contract and costs $35 a month. With it, customers…

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Google Doubles Commitment to Racial Justice with $11.5 Million Funding

In the wake of Trump, Google throws cash at racial social justice causes

In my work at Google.org, I help identify causes and organizations that aim to ultimately…

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Google Doodle Honors Black Female Sculptor for Black History Month

Google celebrates the 19th century sculptor

Google Doogle kicked off Black History Month celebrating Edmonia Lewis, the first internationally recognized African…

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Bessie Coleman

Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates Black Female Aviator Bessie Coleman

Google reminds us of the incredible life story of the pilot

Bessie Coleman left a remarkable legacy and demonstrated persistence and courage that inspired many other…

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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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