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Tech Diversity Still a Struggle

May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) payed another visit to Silicon Valley last week with the intent of holding tech companies feet to the fire for more diversity. Apple, PayPal, Twitter, Square, and Airbnb were...

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Kevin Hart Kevin Hart has launched a new mobile video game that stars him and his family. Named “Gold Ambush,” Hart has teamed up with new start up “StandUp Digital.” The company describes itself as a “celebrity mobile...

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NAACP Partners with AirBnB to Fight Racism

August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

AirBnB and the NAACP have teamed up to fight racism on the hospitality platform. Guests have repeatedly reported that hosts using the app have discriminated against people of color. Airbnb has been fighting for years...

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The National Bureau of Economic Research has found that Uber and Lyft drivers discriminate against black riders and cheat women.  In a not so surprising announcement MIT, Stanford University and the University of Washington researchers announced blacks...

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In case you haven’t heard Airbnb is not racist. Not at all. But the website is fighting the racism of its users. Again and again racist users of Airbnb have refused accommodations to people of color....

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Neighborhood websites have become the newest communication tool to inform communities. Community homeowner associations use websites for disseminating news and information and individual neighbors are using the Internet to communicate and address issues. They also...

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Obama Hosts Technology Demo Day

August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

President Obama hosted the first ever White House Demo Day on his birthday. The purpose of Demo Day was to accelerate diversity in the U.S. tech sector and highlight the administration’s dedication to this goal. The...

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