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Universal Basic Income

What Is Universal Basic Income, and Can It Help Black America?

Universal Basic Income is the idea that the gov should provide all people a sufficient…

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mobile

Mobile and Sharing Economy Businesses Are the Go-To Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Want to become your own boss? Consider developing a mobile business or join the sharing economy

If you are interested in gaining financial freedom through entrepreneurship, most experts suggest you open…

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pull up a seat

She Made the Uber of Home-Cooked Food

And she coded the app at the center of her new business, on her own

If you could use an app to find home-cooked meals nearby and have that food…

By Samara Lynn

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make money

When Your House Pays Your Monthly Car Payment

Your house can be used as a "bank" for extra income

Discover how to use your home the smart way and make money from it. These…

By Maryann Reid

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Uber

Study Finds Shocking Racist Practices by Uber and Lyft Drivers

Is requesting an Uber or Lyft as difficult for blacks as hailing a cab? A new study suggests that may be the case

A new study found that drivers working for the popular ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft…

By Samara Lynn

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sharing economy

The Sharing Economy w/NoirBnb and Uber

Are you a popular journalist or the neighborhood fix-it guy? You can offer classes, workshops, and rent your home for people to stay while on vacation

Ways African Americans and other people of color can benefit from launching their own sharing…

By Maryann Reid

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airbnb new logo

Airbnb Releases Anti-Discrimination Battle Plan

Airbnb offers up a methodical approach to weed discriminatory practices from its platform

Amid increasing outrage over discriminatory practices by some Airbnb hosts’ refusal to accept guest requests…

By Samara Lynn

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Airbnb

Airbnb Honors National Voting Rights Act

Lodging service makes strides in diversity intitives and civic engagement

If you logged into Airbnb last Saturday, you may have seen this image:
Image: Airbnb
 
The…

By Samara Lynn

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airbnb

Congressional Black Caucus to Airbnb: Why is it “So Easy to Discriminate?”

The Congressional Black Caucus steps into the Airbnb and alleged discrimination fray

“Why is it seemingly so easy to discriminate against someone via Airbnb’s Internet platform?

By Samara Lynn

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tech

Tech Will Forever Change the Way We Work in Just a Few Years

In ten years, your work life will be significantly different than what it is today

“…wearables such as smartwatches will tell a worker when it’s time to take breaks, eat,…

By Samara Lynn

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gig economy

Refusing to Rent to Blacks: Ethics in the Gig Economy

The new sharing, or gig economy, is bound to bring into question many ethical and legal issues especially around discrimination.

“The host at first accepted her request and then messaged, “I hate niggers, so I…

By Samara Lynn

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You Can Now Make Your Toyota Lease Payments by Driving for Uber

The new offering from Toyota and Uber is an innovative, new way to use income derived from the sharing economy

As ride-sharing services continue to disrupt the transportation industry, automakers have been left with little…

By Samara Lynn

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uber

The Push to Help Uber and Other Gig Economy Workers

With the amount of people working for Internet-based business such as Uber, tax laws and finances are getting complicated.

“Draft a carve-out to temporarily exempt gig-economy Internet platforms from ill-fitting labor laws.”

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Want to Get Rich? Start an Uber or AirBnB-Like Company

The tech startup you are considering had better be "an Uber" of something

Sharing economy businesses such as Uber will see revenue triple by 2020.

By Samara Lynn

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Airbnb Rules the “Gig” Economy

Airbnb is poised to lead the gig economy and we can expect to see a similar "sharing" model in enterprises and in manufacturing

The next, and potentially most disruptive, sector to emerge in the sharing economy will be…

By Samara Lynn

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Harvard Study Reveals AirBnB Hosts More Likely to Reject Black Guests

Another instance of discrimination in travel

In an experiment involving over 6,000 Airbnb listings, researchers sent rental inquiries using two sets…

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How To

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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