Uber, Google and other tech employees form Coalition of Black Excellence

When black employee resource groups from a variety of tech companies come together, black magic happens. More specifically, black excellence happens. The Coalition of Black Excellence Week, spearheaded by Uber Litigation Counsel Angela Johnson in collaboration with black ERGs from over 40 tech companies like Facebook, Google, eBay, Lyft and Microsoft, kicks off this Monday in the San Francisco Yay (Bay) Area. The idea for … Continue reading Uber, Google and other tech employees form Coalition of Black Excellence

It’s Black History Month so let’s talk about our favorite black video game characters

Warning you now there are spoilers below Leslie in accounting just added a Martin Luther King Jr. quote to her email signature template which can only mean one thing: it’s Black History Month. Yes, it’s that time of year where students in elementary school will spend a solid 30 minutes learning about Rosa Parks and then enjoy a peanut butter sandwich because of George Washington … Continue reading It’s Black History Month so let’s talk about our favorite black video game characters

TOWIE’s Gemma Collins proudly shows off incredible slimmed down figure in black swimsuit after losing a stone

Gemma Collins can’t stop showing off her frame after revealing she lost a stone in less than a month. The TOWIE star, 36, was grinning from ear to ear in an Instagram post shared with her 736,000 Instagram followers on Wednesday. Gem was proudly flaunting her slimmed down figure in a flattering black swimsuit that featured a cut-out panel across her cleavage. She wrote: “GOOD … Continue reading TOWIE’s Gemma Collins proudly shows off incredible slimmed down figure in black swimsuit after losing a stone

We got hench inside Black Box VR’s virtual gym

One of the more interesting start-ups to be found among the health and wearables section of CES 2018 was Black Box VR. The company – from the team behind Bodybuilding.com – is merging VR and fitness, to create an interactive strength exercise programme that’s designed to get you working out while you play VR games. Essential reading: Best VR headsets 2018 The product itself comes … Continue reading We got hench inside Black Box VR’s virtual gym

Charlotte group seeks to unite the black tech community in North Carolina

North Carolina is a good place for entrepreneurs of color to land — Durham is ranked a top city for black-owned businesses and plays host to the Black Wall Street Homecoming entrepreneurship conference, as well as Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange for Black Founders. Now a young organization called BLKTECH Interactive is catalyzing the Charlotte tech and startup community. Started in 2016, BLKTECH Interactive is the Queen City’s first … Continue reading Charlotte group seeks to unite the black tech community in North Carolina