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Three black women in tech gathered around a conference room with their laptops.
2016 Year in Review by Terri Burns on December 14th, 2016
Here are some shout outs to the many impressive black women that did fantastic work in tech in 2016.
Photo of Sherrell Dorsey.
Issue 38 by The Editor & Sherrell Dorsey on June 20th, 2016
"ThePLUG was birthed out of the idea that creativity and the world of tech are nuanced industries with diverse people that are too often left out of mainstream media."
Beautiful street art portrait of Nina Simone, eyes upward and lips parted, on a large wall.
Issue 35 by Laur M. Jackson on March 28th, 2016
Not only can the origins of many memes be found in Black creators or online Black communities (Black Twitter, Black Tumblr, Black nerd culture at large), memes appear to model the circulatory movement of Black vernacular itself.
Photo of Anthony wearing a Phat Startup t-shirt and a hat, arms crossed.
Issue 33 by The Editor & Anthony Frasier on February 24th, 2016
"There’s always a lot of things when it comes to Black people in America, where it can make a young person feel like, why even try? It can create so many mental barriers for a young person. So if I can do my part in trying to break those down before they even build up, I’m gonna do that."
A bright, busy market with rows of vendors in early evening.
Issue 33 by Kara Melton on February 22nd, 2016
The word “startup” has begun to signify a particular brand of business success... and a particular type of business person.
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Issue 26 by Romeo Kwihangana & Iheanyi Ekechukwu on August 31st, 2015
We caught up about their work, black men in tech, how to make your own podcast, and where the future of tech is going.
Photo of the Millions March march for justice for victims of police violence in NYC. Protestors hold signs that together form Eric Garner's eyes, staring out from the crowd and streets.
Issue 25 by YM Carrington on August 10th, 2015
In a society where equitable access to jobs, housing, and financial services is still threatened by racist discrimination, crowdfunding is a tool that has helped marginalized communities deal with the impact of economic violence.
Coding While Black logo
2014 in Review by Dominic M. Liddell on December 11th, 2014
I weigh the challenges we face against the spirit of our group. We embrace our blackness, we love black identity, and we are proud to be coders.
Protesters reading signs that say 'End white supremacy' 'Racism kills' and 'We won't take it anymore'.
2014 in Review by Anonymous Author on December 9th, 2014
I condemn the culture that has no problem acknowledging and using my labor, but would not support my fight for my humanity.