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What Lies at Stake for Internet Businesses, Minority Start-Ups and the Economy?

Posted November 2, 2010 | 00:06:49 (EST)

Three years ago, when it was clear that my job at an Internet startup wasn't going to lead to the type of career opportunities I once thought, I decided to go into business for myself.

While I didn't have a lot of examples of black women Internet entrepreneurs to...

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America's Rising Technocracy Should Be Built on Conciliation, Not Petty Infighting

Posted October 8, 2010 | 11:48:46 (EST)

It's 2010. We're living in the Age of Obama, a so-called "post racial" America where political correctness was supposed to give way to more honest discussions about ideology, culture and class. Instead, divisive tensions are at their highest, and whether we're talking about politics, the nation's economic viability, or our...

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Obama Pushes Minority Entrepreneurship and Tech

Posted May 4, 2010 | 16:10:37 (EST)

In the past few weeks entrepreneurship has been a blazing hot topic. Between Bob Johnson's article on opportunities and obstacles minority small businesses face and the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship late last week it has been keeping those passionate about entrepreneurship at the edge of their...

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Vanity Fair's Tweethearts Are a Clear Miss

Posted January 8, 2010 | 15:18:25 (EST)

If you haven't read Vanity Fair's article American's Tweethearts, then you should. Apart from being an interesting look into how media views Twitter (read sans all the Black and Latino people) it discussed what they call Twilebrity. The six porcelain skinned blondes, brunettes, and one red head dressed...

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