African American Technology

Black Founders, Funders and Investors Launch Innovative Companies to Make Communities Better | The Network Journal

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TNJ Staff, The Network Journal Peter Boyce II, cofounder, Rough Draft Ventures, Featured Image founders, funders and investors are launching some of the most innovative companies around. Here, we feature just a few: Iyinoluwa Samuel Aboyeji, cofounder, Flutterwave Inc. A payment technology firm that makes it easier for banks and businesses to process payments across Africa and worldwide. Co-founder, Andela, […]
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How Plato Foresaw Facebook’s Folly | The New York Times Technology promises to make easy things that, by their intrinsic nature, have to be hard.">How Plato Foresaw Facebook’s Folly | The New York Times Technology promises to make easy things that, by their intrinsic nature, have to be hard.

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Technology promises to make easy things that, by their intrinsic nature, have to be hard.
How Plato Foresaw Facebook’s Folly | The New York Times Technology promises to make easy things that, by their intrinsic nature, have to be hard." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Former Astronaut Mae Jemison over the Moon for ‘Mars’ | The Network Journal

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FacebookTwitterMailTNJ Staff , The Network Journal Lucy McBath defeated the Republican incumbent, Karen Handel.Credit Lynsey Weatherspoon for The New York Times. Featured Image second season of the National Geographic series “Mars,” set to debut Monday, will continue to blend fictional storytelling with fact to present a look at what the efforts to establish a colony on the red planet would […]
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Grambling State Approved to Offer Cybersecurity Degree | Los Angeles Sentinel “With the vision of your team and the support of this Board, we are confident Grambling is prepared to educate cybersecurity professionals the market is demanding...”">Grambling State Approved to Offer Cybersecurity Degree | Los Angeles Sentinel “With the vision of your team and the support of this Board, we are confident Grambling is prepared to educate cybersecurity professionals the market is demanding...”

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“With the vision of your team and the support of this Board, we are confident Grambling is prepared to educate cybersecurity professionals the market is demanding...”
Grambling State Approved to Offer Cybersecurity Degree | Los Angeles Sentinel “With the vision of your team and the support of this Board, we are confident Grambling is prepared to educate cybersecurity professionals the market is demanding...”" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Black Struggle for Technology Jobs | The Atlantic In Atlanta and other racially segregated cities, the education system is stacked against African Americans competing for STEM careers. If Amazon picks the city for its second headquarters, things could get even worse.">The Black Struggle for Technology Jobs | The Atlantic In Atlanta and other racially segregated cities, the education system is stacked against African Americans competing for STEM careers. If Amazon picks the city for its second headquarters, things could get even worse.

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In Atlanta and other racially segregated cities, the education system is stacked against African Americans competing for STEM careers. If Amazon picks the city for its second headquarters, things could get even worse.
The Black Struggle for Technology Jobs | The Atlantic In Atlanta and other racially segregated cities, the education system is stacked against African Americans competing for STEM careers. If Amazon picks the city for its second headquarters, things could get even worse." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Arkansas’ ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague Dies at 83 | Ebony Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83.">Arkansas’ ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague Dies at 83 | Ebony Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83.

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Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83.
Arkansas’ ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague Dies at 83 | Ebony Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Blacks evolving as powerbrokers in tech realm, study reveals | The Philadelphia Tribune

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FacebookTwitterMailLauren Victoria Burke The Philadelphia Tribune 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 entitled “From Consumers to Creators: The Digital Lives […]
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Uber Partners with D.C. on the Future of Urban Mobility | AFRO Community stakeholders, transportation nerds and a full bullpen of local and national media gathered to hear Mayor Bowser, Khosrowshahi and Goldsmith discuss everything from the importance of social equity and job creation for the city’s underserved communities to the future of autonomous vehicles in the urban landscape.">Uber Partners with D.C. on the Future of Urban Mobility | AFRO Community stakeholders, transportation nerds and a full bullpen of local and national media gathered to hear Mayor Bowser, Khosrowshahi and Goldsmith discuss everything from the importance of social equity and job creation for the city’s underserved communities to the future of autonomous vehicles in the urban landscape.

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Community stakeholders, transportation nerds and a full bullpen of local and national media gathered to hear Mayor Bowser, Khosrowshahi and Goldsmith discuss everything from the importance of social equity and job creation for the city’s underserved communities to the future of autonomous vehicles in the urban landscape.
Uber Partners with D.C. on the Future of Urban Mobility | AFRO Community stakeholders, transportation nerds and a full bullpen of local and national media gathered to hear Mayor Bowser, Khosrowshahi and Goldsmith discuss everything from the importance of social equity and job creation for the city’s underserved communities to the future of autonomous vehicles in the urban landscape." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

How a Black American Indie Filmmaker Made History on Poland’s Tech Scene | The Network Journal An American is making history in Poland. Jeffery Thompson recently became the first Black person to ever be part of a startup in Poland.">How a Black American Indie Filmmaker Made History on Poland’s Tech Scene | The Network Journal An American is making history in Poland. Jeffery Thompson recently became the first Black person to ever be part of a startup in Poland.

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An American is making history in Poland. Jeffery Thompson recently became the first Black person to ever be part of a startup in Poland.
How a Black American Indie Filmmaker Made History on Poland’s Tech Scene | The Network Journal An American is making history in Poland. Jeffery Thompson recently became the first Black person to ever be part of a startup in Poland." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Talking to the first black man in space | The St. Louis American Dr. Guion “Guy” Bluford held a Q&A session at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.">Talking to the first black man in space | The St. Louis American Dr. Guion “Guy” Bluford held a Q&A session at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.

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Dr. Guion “Guy” Bluford held a Q&A session at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
Talking to the first black man in space | The St. Louis American Dr. Guion “Guy” Bluford held a Q&A session at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More