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A Week in Tech Racism

Why are chatbots turning racist?; SXSW festival features shocking crowdfunded documentary about the Michael Brown…

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Shark Tank

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the Founder and CEO of Legal Equalizer

Brandon Andrews talks business and social justice with the winner of the 2017 Values Partnerships SXSW Pitch Competition, Mbye Njie, founder and CEO of Legal Equalizer

On the Road with Shark Tank talks business and social justice with Legal Equalizer, winner…

By Brandon Andrews

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DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff Uses Technology to Bypass Traditional Record Label Distribution

Using Stem created a level of transparency that does not exist in the music industry

Recently DJ Jazzy Jeff released a new project, “Chasing Goosebumps” but the only difference this…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Chris Sacca

Billionaire Investor Chris Sacca Champions Diversity at SXSW

What happens when white male privilege is shut down by a white male?

Christine Souffrant Ntim is known for her innate ability to hustle, so it’s no wonder…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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AfroFemmism

The Intriguing Art and Technology of AfroFeminism

A world that converges technology, science, and art all centered on the black woman

The NSAF project is designed by a team of women of color who are artists,…

By Samara Lynn

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artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence as a Weapon for Hate and Racism

A SXSW discussion cautions society about the dark side of rapidly advancing artificial intelligence technology

There is a need for a new resistance movement that actively monitors and brings awareness…

By Samara Lynn

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Hood2Good

“I Don’t Care if it’s SXSW, I’m Still Black:” Real Truth at Hood2Good Meetup

Social justice was a major theme at SXSW 2017

The Hood2Good co-founders were encouraged by the turnout for the event and have promised to…

By Samara Lynn

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Michael Brown

SXSW Documentary Shocks with Different Account of Michael Brown Case

"Stranger Fruit," which debuted at SXSW, suggests the claim that Michael Brown robbed a store prior to his death is a lie

Jason Pollock’s documentary shown at SXSW last weekend suggests that robbery allegations were used to…

By Samara Lynn

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SXSL

White House Introduces Its Own SXSW: SXSL

The White House will hold its own version of the Austin SXSW festival; South by South Lawn.

Inspired by the annual Austin-based film, music, and technology festival South by Southwest (SXSW), the…

By Samara Lynn

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Apple: We Did Not Expect to Be at Odds With Our Government

Tim Cook uses Apple event to double-down on fight with FBI

Tim Cook uses Apple event to double-down on fight with FBI.

By Samara Lynn

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New Tech HBCU Initiative In Support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper

Student tech entrepreneurs gather at SXSW

In support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative was launched at this year’s festival.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Michelle Obama at SXSW

Michelle Obama Discusses “Let Girls Learn” at SXSW 2016

Michelle Obama speaks to SXSW attendees about the importance of educating young women, worldwide

Michelle Obama speaks to SXSW attendees about the importance of education young women, worldwide.

By Samara Lynn

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SXSL

President Obama Speaks On Apple, FBI Issue and Using Tech for Civic Duty at SXSW

President Obama kicked off SXSW with a keynote on technology

President Obama kicked off SXSW with a keynote on technology.

By Samara Lynn

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Here’s A List Of The Most Influential African Americans at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW

Some of the African American luminaries at SXSW.

By Samara Lynn

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Man shaking hands

6 Blunders to Avoid When Pitching to Influencers, Especially at SXSW

Cues from a techpreneur on promoting your business or idea

Film and television actress turned techpreneur Cooper Harris has traversed the SXSW landscape numerous times.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SXSW 2015 is Here: Attend Interactive, Film and Music Festivals and Conferences

The extravagant festivals and conferences are being held in Austin, Texas

South by Southwest 2015 took off on Friday, March 13th and will take place through…

By Cristie Leondis

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$1.7 Billion Raised: Data Shows Pitch Competitions Are Worthwhile

An alternative but viable source for entrepreneurs to raise capital

Since its inception in 2009, SXSW Accelerator (SXSWi’s pitch competition) alumni have collectively raised $1.748…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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LL Cool J: “It’s Nice to be Responsible for the Love Side of Things”

The multi-talented artist says he's most proud of introducing the love side of Hip-Hop

Should LL be credited with introducing Hip-Hop to the love song? He sure thinks he…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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#BESXSW: Follow Black Enterprise at South by Southwest

Black Enterprise is among the festival-goers, reporting on the latest tech trends

Follow Black Enterprise as we bring you all the action live from Austin.

By Mike Street

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4 Ways to Follow SXSW 2013 Online

For those not attending the conferences, see how you can still be a part of the action

BlackEnterprise.com has compiled a list of quick and easy ways you can follow SXSW from…

By Janel Martinez

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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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