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Dr. Kai Dupe points out the future of the U.S. economy may rely on adding color to the technology industry....

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Algorithmic Discrimination

May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Technology is supposed to be blind. Just a never ending stream of ones and zeros flowing across a universe of wires and devices. Don’t believe it! Again and again we witness the discriminatory use of...

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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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Netflix Names Verna Myers to VP of Inclusion

September 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Streaming television service Netflix has named Verna Myers to its newly created post of Vice President, Inclusion Strategy. Although the post is new the relationship between Myers and Netflix is not. Netflix stated in the...

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Tech Diversity Still a Struggle

May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) payed another visit to Silicon Valley last week with the intent of holding tech companies feet to the fire for more diversity. Apple, PayPal, Twitter, Square, and Airbnb were...

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Black Women Enter the Boardroom

April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Black women are clearly leading the charge to bring diversity to corporate boardrooms. In the past weeks black women have taken positions of leadership at some of America’s biggest and best known tech corporations. Netflix announced...

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Black Woman to Lead Diversity at Lyft

March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lyft, the chief rival to Uber in the ride sharing market, has named Nilka Thomas as its new Vice President of Talent and Inclusion. Thomas will  oversee recruiting, inclusion, diversity and employee relations. Thomas is...

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