Category Archives: Technology

How the African American Community Continues to Transforms With Tech

Over time, the perseverance of African Americans in the face of insurmountable challenges has been extraordinary. Triumph over these challenges has created a powerful, close-knit community that is dedicated to positive change and development. Now, in Black History Month, let’s celebrate technology as the catalyst for further development, paving the way for new opportunities in… Read More »

Diversity in tech: Lots of attention, little progress

The tech industry has brought us self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, disappearing photos and 3-D printers. But when it comes to racial and gender diversity, its companies are no trailblazers. Despite loudly touted efforts to hire more black, Latino and female workers, especially in technical and leadership positions, diversity numbers at the largest tech companies are… Read More »

Black Entrepreneurs Turn to Social Media

Social Media isn’t just the newest way to communicate, find love and reconnect with lost friends, it’s also a thriving marketplace. From conglomerates to start-ups, businesses are utilizing social media to further push their brand worldwide. Now, people of color are getting in on the action. Across the country, Black designers are using social media… Read More »

Google Fiber’s War On African-American Communities

Google has long been seen as a visionary company, one that has ushered in a host of innovations that have transformed the way people live and, in the process, turned the company itself into a celebrated and iconic brand. Its national expansion into broadband is a venture known as Google Fiber, but as the corporate… Read More »