Byron Allen, Comcast Square Off in Historic Race Discrimination Case

By Piper Hudspeth Blackburn and Chiara Vercellone – November 13, 2019 WASHINGTON — An 1866 Reconstruction era law was put to the test Tuesday when Supreme Court justices wrestled with the standard that television executive Byron Allen must meet to move forward with his discrimination complaint against Comcast Corp. “[The

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Black Venture Capitalists Raising $370 Million This Year. How Much Will Go to Black Businesses?

by Jeffrey McKinney October 29, 2018 In an extraordinary new development, funding for black businesses is flourishing. More than $370 million has been raised or planned this year to back black venture capitalists. However, the percentage that will go to black businesses, remains to be seen. The growing trend is phenomenal

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2020Shift and Uber Will Teach You All About Product Design

by Samara Lynn January 24, 2017 2020Shift, a startup dedicated to assisting young men and women of color in navigating the technical career world, announced a new partnership with Uber to offer a seven-week product design course. The program’s curriculum was developed by 202Shift and Uber. The course instructor is Jesse

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These Tech Co-Founders Are Diversifying The Industry and Training Black Professionals To Find Dream Careers

Chasity S. Cooper Oct. 26, 2018 In an age where content is king and African American consumers continue to prove that they are the drivers of culture, many tech companies remain tardy to the party when it comes to adequately hiring black and brown technologists for a variety of roles.

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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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