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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Facebook names Amex CEO Kenneth Chenault to its board, making him its first black member | Quartz Facebook is making good on its promise that it would add an African-American member to its board of directors. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Kenneth Chenault, the retiring head of American Express, will be joining the board, which currently does not include any people of color, and only two women among its eight members.

Facebook is making good on its promise that it would add an African-American member to its board of directors. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Kenneth Chenault, the retiring head of American Express, will be joining the board, which currently does not include any people of color, and only two women among its eight members.

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Black and Latino representation in Silicon Valley has declined, study shows | The Guardian New study exposes persistent racial prejudice in tech, suggesting people of color are widely marginalized and denied career opportunities.

New study exposes persistent racial prejudice in tech, suggesting people of color are widely marginalized and denied career opportunities.

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These Black Women Hope to Build Diversity Within Austin’s Architect Community | KUT 90.5 When you think of architecture, you probably think about the style and functionality of a building. You may not always think about the people who drew up the plans. But their perspectives can help shape the way our cities look. In Austin, African-American women are hoping to diversify the field of architecture.

When you think of architecture, you probably think about the style and functionality of a building. You may not always think about the people who drew up the plans. But their perspectives can help shape the way our cities look. In Austin, African-American women are hoping to diversify the field of architecture.

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9 Black-Owned Companies Launched In 2016 to Address Racism, Keep Money in the Black Community – Atlanta Black Star

Tanasia Kenney | Atlanta Black Star Innclusive: A Unique Lodging Service for the Black Traveler Formerly known as Noirebnb, Innclusive launched this year after several incidents of racial discrimination against Black travelers looking to book lodging on website Airbnb. The Black start-up’s mission is to make journeyers feel safe, warm and welcome by providing lodging […]

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