The nonprofit crowdfunding platform has high rates of African American borrowers in the East and Midwest, including Baltimore, New York City, and Detroit.
Within the last year alone, Black tech platform creators have emerged to claim their stake in the multibillion-dollar professional networking scene. As networking offline and online converge, Black founders are developing digital tools to help users access deeper social connections that spill over from online environments into the real world.
Today, Black mayors are tasked with two important roles: develop a vision for their cities which may include the adoption of “smart city” initiatives and large-scale tech-sector job growth; and attempt to help Black communities bounce back from decades-long discriminatory policies and disinvestment to ensure their participation in the global economy.
In the crevices of the digital world, the Black in AI community has emerged as a response to the shortage of Black people being represented within the space of AI. In addition to its existence within private digital rooms, the community boasts one of few AI conferences where Black talent is centered at the forefront of research and innovation.
For Tiffany Moore, diversity and inclusion (D&I) is more than just a catchphrase—it’s a serious commitment to change. Since being appointed to Senior Vice President for Political and Industry Affairs for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) last April, Moore leads the organization’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill around tech policy and oversees its various diversity …
For students of color, South by Southwest (SXSW) serves as a premier destination to absorb impactful trends in tech and startup culture with the opportunity to snag a coveted job at some of the world’s leading tech companies. The annual festival is a celebration of nearly 75,000 tech and entertainment enthusiasts featuring HBCU@SXSW, an official …