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

TNJ Staff, The Network Journal Peter Boyce II, cofounder, Rough Draft Ventures, Featured Image Black 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 […]

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

Facebook0Twitter0MailTNJ Staff , The Network Journal Lucy McBath defeated the Republican incumbent, Karen Handel.Credit Lynsey Weatherspoon for The New York Times. Featured Image The 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 […]

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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...”

“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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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.

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

Facebook0Twitter0MailLauren Victoria Burke The Philadelphia Tribune 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 entitled “From […]

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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.

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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