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Shirley Jackson

7 Facts You Should Know about Shirley Jackson

Here’s a list of seven interesting facts about Dr. Shirley Jackson, the black woman who…

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism: Dec. 30, 2016

For the week ending Dec. 30, 2016

Uber and Lyft answer questions about discrimination concerns; how machines learn prejudice; plus more news…

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App

Textbook Refers to Slaves as ‘Workers,’ So She Creates Watchdog App

Dr. Tynes was inspired to create the app after a mom discovered that her son’s world geography textbook referred to African slaves as “workers”

A new web app developed by associate professor, Dr. Brendesha Tynes, Rate My Media, is…

By Samara Lynn

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twitter

Twitter Opens Blue Check Marks to All After Leslie Jones Harassment

Twitter changes its policy on who may receive its blue check mark icon of status, after an uptick in harassment and bullying on the social media platform

Twitter will allow anyone to apply for the infamous, blue check mark badge that is…

By Samara Lynn

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Chris Rock Slams Hollywood: “It’s A White Industry”

The legendary comic expresses his truth about Tinsel Town

The growing hype for Chris Rock’s latest cinematic effort has found the funny man making…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Leslie Jones is added to cast of Saturday Night Live

Leslie Jones Joins Saturday Night Live Cast

After having no black female cast members, show now has two

Leslie Jones, who was a writer for the show, Saturday Night Live, has been added…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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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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