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Project Innovation Is Funding Technology That Solves Everyday Problems

On January 12, the NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations launched Project Innovation, a grant program focused on local non-profits that...

#YouDontKnowMe PSA Makes Powerful Strides to Affirm Black Excellence

Since launching its #YouDontKnowMe PSA during the annual ESSENCE Music Festival in New Orleans, Verizon has received positive plaudits for re-imaging African American youth....

Congresswoman Clarke Champions Greater Equity in Tech Ecosystem

There’s a special kind of dynamism that resides within the spirit of Congresswoman Yvette Clarke. In her tenth year as a member of Congress,...

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...

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,...

Tech for All: Senator Booker’s Plan to Increase Tech Engagement and...

Since winning his special election in October 2013, Senator Cory Booker has become vocal in the U.S. Senate not only for New Jersey citizens...

Improving STEM Opportunities for Hispanics/Latinos is Vital to the US Economy

By 2044 Hispanics and Latinos will become a majority-minority here in the United States; and by 2050 the size of the population will have...

An Open Internet Creates a Wealth of Opportunities for Women

By Melanie Campbell, President & CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Convener, Black Women's Roundtable Over the years, the Black Women’s Roundtable has...

Georgia teens create app to document police encounters

A group of concerned Georgia high school students decided to channel their energy into creating an app to report police interactions in the aftermath...

Legislators, Civil Rights Leaders Remain Front and Center in Tech/Telecom Space

In 1995, digital inequality based on race, gender, income and geography captured the nation’s attention:  the “digital divide.”  Over the next two decades, legislators...