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Intel Hits Diversity Goal

November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Computer chip maker Intel announced it has hit its diversity goals aheads of the self imposed 2020 dead line. Intel, the largest chip maker in the U.S., released its annual diversity report on Wednesday. Intel...

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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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Kenneth Chenault Joins Facebook

January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault has joined Facebook as its first African-American Board member. Chenault will officially join Facebook on February 5th after 16 years as AmEx CEO.  Chenault, described by the Wall Street Journal...

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Facebook Shuts Down Its Redlining Machine

December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Redlining РThe practice of denying services, accommodations and opportunities  either directly or through selectively raising prices or targeting advertising to certain people based on the racial or ethnic identities. Facebook has shut down its...

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In the first days of Donald Trump’s presidency the flames of political passion were, and continue to be, intense. People of both political parties are calling for change and make no mistake, no one is...

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Racism Online: Facebook Profited From Racist Ads

November 16, 2016 | 4 Comments

Facebook has allowed advertisers to discriminate against people of color. As simple as that. The world’s largest social media site is also the greatest collector of personal information in the history of mankind. To profit...

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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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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus Diversity Task Force traveled to Silicon Valley on Sunday. The objective of the visit was to meet with executives from some of the Valley’s biggest companies to discuss ways...

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Websites that Empower Black Voters

October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Election season is here and on November 4th African-Americans are again offered the priceless opportunity to vote and flex our political muscles. And in this upcoming election cycle that is exactly what we need to...

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