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Reparations? There’s an App for That!

After the slaughter of eight people inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South…

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The Road to TechConneXt: Mary Spio, Engineer

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Aerospace Engineer and Ceek VR Inc. Founder, Mary Spio

Spio is an aerospace engineer and entrepreneur who honed her skills as a wideband/satellite communications…

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online petitions

Do Online Petitions Cause Real Change?

Online petitions have made it easier than ever for the masses to weigh-in on political and social issues. But is this armchair activism effective in making real changes?

In the July-August issue of Black Enterprise magazine, we take a close look at online…

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video game

Top 10 African Americans in the Video Game Industry

10 people of color you should know who are prominent in the video game industry

African Americans make up a significant demographic of video gamers, the second largest ethnic group…

By Samara Lynn

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge: Secure Your Digital Life

In this 30-day challenge, take some time to take a few steps to secure your digital life

So much of our life is spent online, yet so many of us are not…

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Clinton

Who Is Better for Tech—Clinton or Trump?

Dice.com asks who is better for technology, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?

An interesting piece from careers site Dice.com ponders which presidential candidate is better for the…

By Samara Lynn

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Africa Tech Now

CES 2017 Tech Convention Will Include ‘Africa Tech Now’ Showcase

CES will include a showcase of the best in African tech startups at its Las Vegas consumer technology show next year

One of the largest annual tech events in the world will feature for the first…

By Samara Lynn

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Pokemon

Technically Incorrect: Should Black People Play Pokémon GO?

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective.

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Pokemon

Pokémon Go Gone Business

It's inevitable that businesses, both large and small, will soon leverage the Pokémon Go craze

It’s inevitable that businesses, both large and small, will soon leverage the Pokémon Go craze.

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Neil Degrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson Opens Up About His Experiences with Police

Neil deGrasse Tyson posts a very current-news relevant chapter from his 2004 memoir, 'The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist' on his Facebook page.

Neil deGrasse Tyson posts a very current-news relevant chapter from his 2004 memoir, ‘The Sky…

By Samara Lynn

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police brutality

Silicon Valley Saviors: Tech to End Police Brutality and More Bloodshed

Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice... the roster of African Americans killed by police just keeps growing. Gun violence is 24/7. It will take technology to alleviate some of this suffering.

Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice… the roster of African Americans killed by police just…

By Samara Lynn

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Black boys

This Millennial Developed An Online Platform to Mentor Black Boys

Did you know only 59% of black males graduate from high school, compared to 80% of white males?

Did you know only 59% of black males graduate from high school, compared to 80%…

By Jared Brown

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tech

The Business Tech Revolution Entrepreneurs Need To Know About

Cutting-edge technologies are becoming ingrained in business, and some African American entrepreneurs are already using them in innovative and profitable ways

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, holograms, and “smart” devices aren’t just the stuff of sci-fi anymore.…

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,…

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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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Minority and Female Presence Increases Slightly at Google I/O

Google is still working on diversifying the Google I/O conference

The number of blacks in attendance at this year’s Google I/O conference remain stagnant from…

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This Black Women’s Tech Startup Was Just Awarded A $10,000 JPMorgan Chase Grant

WealthyLife, a black, female-owned startup, will use the JPMorgan Chase grant to expand their financial literacy technology offerings

““As an entrepreneurial team of black women, we’ve experienced firsthand the challenges underrepresented communities face…

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Met Gala Marks Official Marriage of Fashion and Tech

This year's Met gala showed high-society technology is even overtaking fashion

Printing technology and in particular 3D printing are opening new doors of creativity for fashion…

By Samara Lynn

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Here’s How Ugly Things Get When You Don’t Deliver on Kickstarter

Here's how not to manage your Kickstarter campaign

“…they came up with the somewhat misguided idea to charge customers who had not yet…

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Artificial Body Parts 3D Printed at “Body Hackathon” Gives People A Second Chance

Organ donating may become obsolete with 3D printing

Rabbit penises were the first solid organs that the team built.

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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