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Maryland Rapper Gets Chance of a Lifetime with #Freestyle50 Challenge

In September 2016, Tre 'Da Kid, a 29 year old up and coming rapper from Annapolis, Maryland, experienced the harrowing loss of his mother....

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...

Blacks Need Not Apply? Only 1.68% of Twitter’s 2,910 U.S. Employees...

Twitter reported that only 49 of its 2,910 U.S. employees are African American.  A stunning stat, even by the low diversity standards of American...

Reaction to the Horror in Charleston

Mass violence struck again yesterday evening at a historical Black church in Charleston, South Carolina. The suspect is White gunman identified as Dylann Roof....

Sqeeqee: It’s the Advent of Social Networthing

Each day, people spend nearly two hours online using social networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and the use of social media constitutes...

Black Buying Power Does Not Translate to Silicon Valley Hiring Practices

There are 43 million African Americans in the United States, and by next year black buying power is expected to reach $1.1 trillion. In an Atlanta...

Minorities Drive Wireless Demand; Will Federal Government Supply Spectrum?

My son is a millennial, born twelve years ago this month.  When he was born, multiple television screens in one house was the norm,...

Washington can play the waiting game with Havana and win

By Elaine Mendus Earlier this month, it was discovered that the United States government funded and built a Twitter clone to try to stir dissent...

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...

Is Sponsored Data Something We Should Fear?

AT&T's sponsored data plan is not an end-run around net neutrality, and it does not signal the end of the internet as we know it.