Tag Archives: Trump

data privacy

Congressional Republicans Sell Data Privacy to the Highest Bidders

Republicans almost unanimously voted to kill consumer data privacy protection

“Congress should know by now that when you come for the Internet, the Internet comes…

By Samara Lynn

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education regulations

Trump Overturns Education Regulations

Cuts state accountability and funds for teacher training

During his campaign he promised to undo much of President Obama’s legacy. And just as…

By Robin White Goode

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looks bright

With Trump and DeVos, For-Profits’ Future Looks Bright

Predatory schools may be having their day in the sun again

Since talking with B-CU leadership, I’ve decided to look more closely into the situation, but…

By Robin White Goode

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AmeriCorps

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens AmeriCorps Program

Corps members play a crucial supporting role in schools

Some AmeriCorps members work directly in schools, however, making a difference in the lives of…

By Robin White Goode

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This Week in Tech Racism, March 10, 2017

Cybercrime fallout from Trump's travel ban; a look at whether education tech helps disadvantaged students; and more news in this weekly series

In this week’s edition for news involving race, society, science, and technology: President Trump’s so-called…

By Samara Lynn

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Wikileaks

WikiLeaks’ Very Dangerous Game is Undermining Our Democracy

In this edition of The Tech 100: There is some comic-book level super villain-y stuff afoot.

This is really scary stuff that would be so over-the-top it wouldn’t work as a…

By Samara Lynn

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absolutely priority

Trump Signs Executive Order, Calls HBCUs an ‘Absolute Priority’

But DeVos statement suggests more funding won’t be part of the equation

On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order in support of the nation’s historically black colleges…

By Robin White Goode

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First Black Woman FCC Commissioner Spills Tea on Net Neutrality and More

Mignon Clyburn made history as the first black woman commissioner of the FCC. Here are her thoughts on the new Trump-appointed FCC head, net neutrality and more

In the spirit of Black History Month, it’s of note that Mignon Clyburn is the…

By Samara Lynn

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Racial Assault Triggers Solidarity Among Maine Students

High school has many Muslim immigrants from Somalia

In Portland, Maine, one of the least racially diverse states in the nation, a white…

By Robin White Goode

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Uber

In New York City, Tipping Your Uber Driver May Become Mandatory

They are fighting for the rights of Uber drivers in one of the world's busiest cities

An organization representing independent taxi drivers, sent a petition to the Taxi and Limousine Commission…

By Samara Lynn

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Nationwide Business Shut Down for ‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protest

The combination boycott/strike highlights the contributions of immigrants to U.S

But business owners and immigrant workers are willing to sacrifice income to make their point…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Jeff Sessions

Is America Great Again for White, Straight Men Under Jeff Sessions?

Confirmation of Trump's pick for Attorney General ushers in ultraconservative leadership at the Justice Department

Donald Trump made a strong push for ultraconservative leadership at the Justice Department with his…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Dodd-Frank

Trump’s Roll Back on Dodd-Frank Could Cripple Black Businesses and Borrowers

Communities of color are targets of high-cost, predatory financial products

Donald Trump issued an Executive Order aimed at reducing several requirements in Dodd-Frank. President Barack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Will Limiting H-1B Visas Help African American Tech Workers?

Some say H-1B visas and immigration impact hiring African Americans in the tech industry

Despite Trump’s heavy hand on immigration, it seems the H-1B visa program is safe. Yet,…

By Samara Lynn

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Black History Month

UPDATED: Trump Renames Black History Month Day After “Our Little Get Together”

This week's Tech 100 column: #DonaldTrumpOnBlackHistory

Added to the list of Donald Trump’s egregious offenses in only a week in office:…

By Samara Lynn

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Trump Presidency

Two Different American Realities Under Trump Presidency

Poll shows how Trump and Clinton supporters live in vastly two different worlds

As far as Trump supporters are concerned he is indeed helping to make American great…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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president

President Trump’s Best Bet With Communities of Color

Supporting minority-owned and operated businesses may be his best opportunity to successfully engage communities of color

Supporting minority entrepreneurs and small businesses may be President Trump’s best bet to successfully engage…

By Brandon Andrews

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senator

Tech 100: State Senator Trolls on Facebook

It seems Chris McDaniel, a Republican senator from the state's 42nd District, would rather troll liberals and spew vitriol on Facebook than use the platform for good

Chris McDaniel, a Republican state senator representing Mississippi’s 42nd District, posted a flurry of inflammatory…

By Samara Lynn

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Inauguration

At Least 52 House Democrats Will Boycott Trump’s Inauguration

Dozens of lawmakers say they will not attend the inauguration following Trump's Twitter attack on Rep. John Lewis

More than three dozen—50 at last count—House Democrats are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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weekend

In Case You Missed It: Must-Reads You Need This Weekend

This week's round-up of the best stories circulating the web

From saying goodbye to President Obama to the future of cannabis in 2017, here are…

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