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Increasing African-American Inclusion in Tech

By Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II (D-Mo.) This article originally appeared on The Hill, and was republished with permission from Congressman Cleaver’s staff.  On July 26, 1948, Missouri’s first and only president, Harry S. T...
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MOBILE NOW Act Seeks to Expand Spectrum Pipeline Act

Congress enacted the Spectrum Pipeline Act as part of its recent budget negotiations. This past weekend, however, members of the Senate Commerce Committee began exploring ways to expand upon that Act’s directive to deploy...
by Politic365 Staff
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Greater Inclusion in High-Tech Sector Creates New Pipeline to Prosperity

In America’s burgeoning digital economy, technology is shaping the ways we live, work, and play. At the same time, demographics are rapidly changing. People of color are becoming even more important to the success of the nati...
by Kristal High
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Minority Male Makers Continues to Make Headlines As Impact Spreads

This summer, Verizon furthered its commitment to education by partnering with four HBCUs (historically black colleges and universities) – North Carolina A&T, Morgan State, Jackson State and Kentucky State – to t...
by Charlyn Stanberry
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Apple’s Latest Patent Win Sets Dangerous Precedent for Future Tech

I’ve been a Mac girl since 2005 when my PC crashed four weeks prior to my law school finals. Since then, I’ve owned a MacBook Pro, two MacBooks, a MacBook Air, an iMac, three iPads and five iPhones – not all at the sa...
by Kristal High
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Congressional Black Caucus Launches CBC TECH 2020 to Diversify Tech Sector

Today at 4:00 p.m. EST, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will launch CBC TECH 2020, a new initiative aimed at increasing African American representation and inclusion in the tech industry.  CBC members will encourage indus...
by Politic365 Staff
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Black Caucus to Focus on Tech Diversity #BlackTech

“In Silicon Valley, the march for diversity and inclusion is just beginning.” – Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. “The data we have seen coming from tech companies is deplorable and unacceptable and most of these com...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Was Ellen Pao the Wrong Poster Child for Women’s Rights in Silicon Valley?

In an industry in which women consistently comprise about 30% of the workforce, and fewer than 6% of venture capitalists are women, the case of Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers was, for some, a referendum on di...
by Kristal High
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