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Blacks in Technology

Tech Industry Push for Diversity Should Focus On Racism | Posted 09.14.2015 | Black Voices

Just as the civil rights movement demanded re-evaluating the American economic and educational structure, tech's diversity initiatives, if they are to have any impact on technology, on business, on our society, must refocus onto justice and anti-racism.

8 Companies Making a Dent in the Digital Divide | Posted 08.04.2015 | Black Voices

Back in 2014, when it became public knowledge that the big tech players (Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Google) weren't hiring enough women and people of color, there became what seemed like a national call to action to get these underrepresented groups ready for tech careers.

Criminal Justice - There's an App for That

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 05.30.2015 | Crime
Brandon L. Greene

The promise of a second impression is to simplify the job search for people with records and to leverage consumer power to either support progressive employers or put pressure on employers who fail to adopt more progressive hiring policies.

Jesse Jackson Targets Tech Industry's Lack Of Diversity

AP | By MARTHA MENDOZA and JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 05.18.2014 | Black Voices

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is bringing a strategy borrowed from the traditional civil rights era playbook to the age of social media and a booming tech in...

Black Twitter's Most Memorable Moments Of 2013

Posted 12.31.2013 | Black Voices

Black Twitter is quick to take a topic and hone in on it --sparking either an afternoon of laughs or an analytical dialogue around a political issue. ...

Join Me for Three Sessions at SXSW 2010

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

In a few hours I am heading to one of the biggest technology conferences of the year - SXSW Interactive.  I was invited to speak at the confe...