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A High-Speed Vision For Our Community

By:  Melanie L. Campbell, President & CEO and Convener, Black Women’s Roundtable National Coalition on Black Civic Participation         “Solemn or sassy, women have always had something important t...
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How do you push Latinas to be tech entrepreneurs?

This post originally appeared in Más Wired.  Just 1.5% of computing occupations in the country are filled by Latinas, a startling Bureau of Labor Statistics number that illustrates the importance of pushing Latinas into the t...
by Sara Inés Calderón
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Mobile Devices Shouldn’t Create the Next Digital Divide

Like most things in life when it comes to accessing the Internet price and relevance matter. Add to that the need to communicate on the go, whether calling a family member who is watching your young child, text messaging a frie...
by Kristal High
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What would Cesar Chavez tweet?

This post originally appeared in Más Wired. If historic United Farm Workers of America organizer César Chávez had access to Twitter and other online organizing platforms, what would he have tweeted? “Sí se puede,” said ...
by Sara Inés Calderón
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What’s keeping black women out of tech?

This post originally appeared in Más Wired. These, according to panelists on Saturday’s “Black Women in Tech: Uncovering Barriers to Entry” panel at South by Southwest, are the top three barriers to black women looking t...
by Sara Inés Calderón
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Net Neutrality False Alarm: Comcast-Netflix Deal is Not the End of the Web As We Know It

In our sound-byte hungry culture, timing is everything, and in the case of Comcast’s interconnection agreement with Netflix, announced less than two weeks after its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable was revealed, timing ...
by Kristal High
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Black History Month Is Time to Get Serious about Black Kids’ Futures

By Jamal Simmons Jamal Simmons is co-chair of the Internet Innovation Alliance. His political commentary has been seen on several television networks. For most of American history Black youth had ready-made jobs on farms or in ...
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Tackling the Challenge of Making the Innovation Economy Post-Racial

This article first appeared on A Platform for Good. Click here to see the original post. By Patrick Gusman Patrick is a versatile international corporate and nonprofit executive and serial innovator. As the proud father of th...
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