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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The Color of Economic Anxiety

Malaika Jabali 10 Oct 2018   Is the collapse of Democratic fortunes due to economic anxiety? Just ask Black Milwaukeeans. “Studies show that voter suppression was among the least important factors affecting black turnout in Wisconsin.” The building loomed over the intersection like an apparition. Though hollowed out and lifeless,

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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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From Kamala Harris To John Legend, Black People Are Snatching Wigs On Brett Kavanaugh

Written By Clarissa Hamlin Posted September 26, 2018 More African Americans were expected to join Kamala Harris, John Legend and others in opposing Brett Kavanaugh‘s Supreme Court confirmation this week. Much of the nation is talking about this Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee testimony of Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman to

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Betsy DeVos Does Away with Obama-era Rules for Probing College Sexual Assaults Under Title IX

By Terence Cullen NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sep 22, 2017 1:52 PM Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday scrubbed Obama-era guidance for how universities investigate sexual assaults on campus in an expected but highly scrutinized decision. Advocacy groups representing assault victims quickly condemned the Trump administration for pulling the rules,

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