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In partnership with the VA America's veterans can now access their medical records through their iPhones....

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Rosalind Brewer Named to Amazon’s Board

February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bowing to the pressure for more diversity Amazon named Rosalind Brewer to its boards of directors. As the the chief operating officer and director of Starbucks, Brewer is considered one of corporate America’s most prominent black...

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Netflix Seeks African Shows for 2019

January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Netflix announced it will commission new programming from Africa. At a recent conference Netflix executive Erik Barmack revealed the streaming service will “definitely” order new shows from Africa in 2019. Barmack did not specify what...

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NAACP Targets Facebook

January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Facebook, the world’s largest and most troubled social media platform is the target of a NAACP call for boycott. The nations leading civil rights group has also returned donations made by Facebook. The NAACP is...

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Now Facebook Has a ‘Black’ Problem?

November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

As if there weren’t enough scandals hitting Facebook now it appears that the social media giant has another. According to Mark S. Luckie, Facebook’s former strategic partner manager, Facebook has internal issues with black employees....

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Twitter announced it has hired God-is Rivera as its first ever Director of Culture and Community. Twitter’s plan for Rivera is to “better serve and engage communities.”  Twitter plans to use its brand marketing, campaigns, events...

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Intel Hits Diversity Goal

November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Computer chip maker Intel announced it has hit its diversity goals aheads of the self imposed 2020 dead line. Intel, the largest chip maker in the U.S., released its annual diversity report on Wednesday. Intel...

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Is Netflix playing games with black viewers? Although the streaming network is hiring black directors and producers to produce original content a mong them are Shonda Rhimes  producer of  “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “How to Get Away with...

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Amazon Alexa Will Be Everywhere!

September 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Star Trek fans will remember how the ship’s computer was everywhere listening and waiting to be asked a question or perform a task. Well, Amazon has launched the latest lineup of its Alexa-powered devices that...

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Amazon Shopping Made Easy by SnapChat

September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you are an Amazon shopper, and lets be real, who isn’t, things just got easier. Amazon.com, the world’s largest online retailer and social media player SnapChat have hooked up. It’s a rare for Amazon...

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