Tag Archives: Oakland

bias

Kapor Capital Aims to Hack Bias in Silicon Valley

An incredibly diverse group of 70 hackers showed up ready to create a solution.

Startup Weekend Oakland landed at the Kapor Center for Social Impact and focused on the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Google

Google Opening Lab in Oakland to Grow Black Engineers

Google is extending beyond the familiarity of Silicon Valley into Oakland, C.A.

In an effort to create more engineers and entrepreneurs of color, sources say Google is…

By Samara Lynn

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computer code

Oakland Answers White House Call to Expand Computer Science Education

Ensuring that all Oakland students have access to CS education and career pathways

Answering President Obama’s call to make computer science education available to all students as a…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Eric Holder to Hold Roundtable Meetings in Five Cities

The Attorney General plans to visit five more cities to encourage community.

Attorney General Eric Holder plans to visit five more cities as part of the justice…

By Jenisha Watts

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oakland bridge

Oakland Taps Black Ad Agency to Rebrand City

Carol H. Williams Advertising looks to give Oaktown a new image

The challenge is contending with media reports that highlight the historically blue collar city’s seedy…

By Alan Hughes

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Community Organizations Preserve West Oakland National Historic Landmark

Community Organizations Come Together to Preserve Black Oakland Landmark

How Bay Property enabled three nonprofits to purchase a historic landmark.

How 3 nonprofits came together to purchase the national historic African-American landmark Liberty Hall in…

By C. Daniel Baker

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