Blacks Evolving As Powerbrokers in Technology Realm, Study Reveals

Lauren Victoria Burke No one doubts that Black Twitter has had an impact on real world and policy change. But now, according to a new study by Nielsen, African-American consumers, influencers and digital entrepreneurs are leveraging digital power to not only influence events but to own content. The new study

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Study on Blacks and Technology Reveals Digital Users Becoming Owners

October 4, 2018 By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor No one doubts that Black Twitter has had an impact on real world and policy change. But now, according to a new study by Nielsen, African American consumers, influencers and digital entrepreneurs are leveraging digital power to not only influence

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New Jersey Apps Developer Hugh Smith Focuses Learning Tools on Black History

Lauren Victoria Burke Hugh Smith, the owner of Quikthinking Software, has released new apps featuring quotes and oral histories from important Black figures. Quikthinking‘s Black History Quotes Express app offers several thousand inspiring, motivational and reflective author quotes. A second app by the New Jersey-based company is an audio narrative

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Anne Harrigan: Achievements, Not Slavery Alone, Should Be Noted in Black History Month

Anne Harrigan is a resident of Danbury The history of African Americans should not be defined only in the context of slavery. Their history is also full of wonderful people who have added to the greatness of this country. African-American inventors have created many widely used devices in the world

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C. R. Patterson & Son, The Only Black Owned & Operated Automobile Manufacturing Company

The Charles Richard Patterson & Son Carriage Company of Greenfield, Ohio became the nation’s, and the world’s, first and only African-American founded and owned automobile manufacturing company. The company began as a manufacturer of horse drawn carriages and ended up as a manufacturer of buses for both urban transportation systems

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