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Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds

Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2014, 1:14PM

Getting to the root of a longstanding problem.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Black and Latino Engineering Graduation Rates Don't Match up With Tech Industry Hiring

Black and Latino Engineering Graduation Rates Don’t Match up With Tech Industry Hiring

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2014, 4:28PM

Where are the black and Latino tech graduates going?

Topics: Labor, /NOW, Schools & Youth

New Platform Aims to Show That Life Hacking Isn't Just for White Men

New Platform Aims to Show That Life Hacking Isn’t Just for White Men

by Jamilah King on February 7 2014, 11:46AM

But it needs your help to get off the ground.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Study: AP Computer Science Test-takers Overwhelmingly Male, White

Study: AP Computer Science Test-takers Overwhelmingly Male, White

by Julianne Hing on January 15 2014, 1:29PM

Cultural perceptions about who’s best at tech—and access to the elite public education—are primary factors.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Undocumented Living? There's an App for That

Undocumented Living? There’s an App for That

by Aura Bogado on January 6 2014, 1:03PM

Ten Droid apps that may prove especially helpful if you’re undocumented.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Tristan Walker's Plans to Increase Diversity in Silicon Valley

Tristan Walker’s Plans to Increase Diversity in Silicon Valley

by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 10:03AM

The former head of business development at FourSquare now has his sights set on increasing diversity in the tech sector.

Topics: /NOW, Technology

A Tech Innovation in Red Hook's Housing Projects

A Tech Innovation in Red Hook’s Housing Projects

by Jamilah King on November 8 2013, 7:00AM

Thanks in part to a community wireless network, low-income residents in Brooklyn are creating new forms of networking in the digital age.

Topics: Economy, Media

More Evidence New York's Tech Industry is Dominated by White Men

More Evidence New York’s Tech Industry is Dominated by White Men

by Von Diaz on October 25 2013, 2:01PM

Out of a list of the ‘Silicon Alley 100,’ a scant few are people of color or women.

Topics: /NOW

Black Girls Code Founder Kimberly Bryant Gets White House Nod

Black Girls Code Founder Kimberly Bryant Gets White House Nod

by Von Diaz on July 31 2013, 2:29PM

The San Francisco-based founder of the STEM initiative got one of 11 White House Champions for Change in Tech Inclusion awards today.

Topics: /NOW, Technology

It's Bigger Than Adria Richards

It’s Bigger Than Adria Richards

by Jamilah King on March 27 2013, 8:25AM

A primer for how you can prepare yourself for racist and sexist Internet attacks—mind, body and soul.

Topics: Adria Richards, Gender & Sexuality, Media

Labor Attorneys Say Adria Richards' Firing Will Be Hard to Defend

Labor Attorneys Say Adria Richards’ Firing Will Be Hard to Defend

by Jorge Rivas on March 25 2013, 2:22PM

Adria Richards, the developer evangelist who was fired after tweeting an image of two men she heard making sexist jokes, may have a strong case if she decides to take her former employer to court.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

12 SXSW Panels, Films and Concerts That Deserve Your Attention

12 SXSW Panels, Films and Concerts That Deserve Your Attention

by Jorge Rivas on March 8 2013, 9:55AM

South by Southwest, the mega-conference for tech, film and music geeks, starts today. Colorlines.com multimedia editor and pop culture blogger Jorge Rivas shares his top picks.

Topics: Arts & Culture, SXSW

Tim Cook Values 'Diversity With a Capital D,' But Execs Are White Males

Tim Cook Values ‘Diversity With a Capital D,’ But Execs Are White Males

by Jorge Rivas on December 6 2012, 11:37AM

It’s time Apple starts to think different and consider equity too.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Gmail's 57th Supported Language is Cherokee, Its First Native American Tribal Language

Gmail’s 57th Supported Language is Cherokee, Its First Native American Tribal Language

by Jorge Rivas on November 20 2012, 4:36PM

Cherokee has become the first Native American language fully integrated into Gmail.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Is Apple's New iPad Mini Video the First to Include More Than White Guys?

Is Apple’s New iPad Mini Video the First to Include More Than White Guys?

by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2012, 11:33AM

The representation of people of color in product launch videos is more than just about diversity at Apple. It’s about equity.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Why Consumers of Color Should Care About T-Mobile's MetroPCS Merger

Why Consumers of Color Should Care About T-Mobile’s MetroPCS Merger

by Jamilah King on October 3 2012, 11:31AM

Get ready for another wild ride in the telecom industry.

Topics: /NOW

Are Black and Latino Teens Getting Paid to Wait in Line for iPhone 5's?

Are Black and Latino Teens Getting Paid to Wait in Line for iPhone 5’s?

by Jorge Rivas on September 21 2012, 11:53AM

Waiting in line for iPhone 5, some are just doing their jobs.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Should Young Black Women Strive to Be Steve Jobs--or to Do Better? [Reader Forum]

Should Young Black Women Strive to Be Steve Jobs—or to Do Better? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on August 6 2012, 9:16AM

Colorlines.com readers discuss an exciting program that’s giving young black women the tech skills that nobody else will, and how few truly positive tech-sector role models these kids have.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Can a Black Girl Be the Next Steve Jobs?

Can a Black Girl Be the Next Steve Jobs?

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2012, 9:48AM

A new Oakland-based non-profit thinks so. And it’s breaking down the “brogrammer” stereotype, one website at a time.

Topics: Schools & Youth

The Racial Reality That Makes Online 'Security' Bills So Scary

The Racial Reality That Makes Online ‘Security’ Bills So Scary

by Jamilah King on April 19 2012, 10:10AM

Two experts weigh in on why new cybersecurity bill CISPA puts so many people, especially those of color, on edge.

Topics: Media

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