Beyoncé Partners With Google.org For Homecoming Scholars Award Program

Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces a partnership with Google.org, the charitable arm of tech giant Google, to award four new scholarships as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program. Continue Reading →

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Google Is Calling All Marketers: Insights That Will Shape Your Mobile Strategy

Think With Google reports that Mobile has rewritten the rules and redefined what it means to be an effective marketer. Marketers now have the ability to give people exactly what they want in a hurry. Continue Reading →

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Google Kicks Off Black History Month With 3D Interactive NMAAHC Experience

In commemoration of Black History Month, tech giant and diversity catalyst, Google, partners with the NMAAHC for the unveiling of an interactive experience for attendees. Continue Reading →

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Google Fights For Men Of Color To Be In Tech And Not Prison From Harlem To Hollywood

In fact, Google gave a $1 million grant to the Hidden Genius Project in Oakland. For those of you who don’t know, the Hidden Genius Project is an organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black male youths in technology. Continue Reading →

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Andra Day Covers “Strange Fruit” Joins Google In Support of “Lynching In America” (Video)

Andra Day, the award-winning singer, songwriter, and philanthropist, released today a recording and music video for Strange Fruit, the historic song originally recorded by Billie Holiday in 1939. Continue Reading →

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Google Celebrates America’s Story, The 100th Anniversary Of “The Negro Silent Protest Parade”

“There was no singing, no chanting — just silence,” read the statement published by Google this morning. Continue Reading →

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2 Ways Google Is Killing Online Booksellers & How You Can Help

Last week, Harlem-based publisher and founder of AALBC.com, Troy Johnson wrote an article titled 2 Ways Google is Killing Online Booksellers & How You Can Help, asking the question:

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Google At Essence Festival 2017 In New Orleans

Google made a big splash over the weekend with three signature events all hosted at The Chicory: a Women’s Entrepreneurial Luncheon (Harlem fave 135th Street, CEO Shante Bacon served as one of the speakers) at the Essence Festival 2017 in New Orleans. Continue Reading →

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Diddy’s Taking Applications For His Charter School In Harlem

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If you haven’t heard Sean “Diddy” Combs, fed up with the failing education system, decided to do something and too matters into his own hands and founded the Capital Prep Harlem charter school.

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Atlanta: Google Celebrates MLK Day With Doodle And Civil Rights Photography

Google is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr Day with a special doodle and a homepage promotion of a curated collection of Civil Rights photography from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

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Harlem Revenge Porn Victim Asks Google “To Make Me Disappear”

A college student is asking a Manhattan court to take an unprecedented measure: Order Google, Yahoo and Bing to permanently delete her full name from their internet search engines over revenge porn posted by an ex-boyfriend. Continue Reading →

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Los Angeles: Google Screens “GodComplX” (Photographs)

godcomplx1On Friday, October 28th, 2016, Google and YouTube Space LA hosted an exclusive screening at their Venice office for the new web series “GodComplX.” Continue Reading →

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Google Comes To Harlem, Oakland … To Reach The Future (Update)

636113542140386483-code-next-2Google is opening tech labs in Oakland, Calif., and Harlem to build bridges to underserved communities as it seeks the next generation of African-American and Latino computer scientists. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Black Girls CODE Establishes Office At Google

kimberly-bryantCrains New York reports that International nonprofit Black Girls CODE has established a permanent presence in New York City with an office at Google’s Chelsea headquarters. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Girls Rock Tech! Summit With Google In Newark

2b6644d8-a27c-4b4b-b708-3137c0589495On the east coast, Google partnered with Black Girls Rock! to bring the Made with Code movement to Newark, NJ for the Girls Rock Tech! Summit.   Continue Reading →

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Google Turns Image Search Into Pinterest With New “Collections” Feature

google.comWatch out, Pinterest, you’ve got new competition. Google has now rolled out a new feature on its search engine that offers users an easy way to save to save images they find to collections they can reference at a later time. Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: 2nd Annual All Star Code Summer Benefit

Maurice DuBois, Christina Lewis Halpern and Valentino D. Carlotti

Maurice DuBois, Christina Lewis Halpern and Valentino D. Carlotti

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The 2nd Annual All Star Code (ASC) Benefit took place on July 25th in the Hamptons. All Star Code is a non-profit organization founded in 2013 by Christina Lewis Halpern, a 2014 Echoing Green Fellowship Finalist, a 2014 White House STEM Access Champion of Change, and daughter of Reginald and Loida Lewis.

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