Reporting that investigates who and what's creating the future is pivotal.
The Plug continues a rich history of journalism, rigorously contextualizing the Black Innovation Economy.
Understand new and interesting markets
PRO Members enjoy in-depth reports delivered weekly in addition to the Monday briefing, access to our data library and priority invitation to our expert events.
We're Telling More Than Just Stories
Our stories move beyond popular deficit narratives to show the substantive ways that Black people are affected by and engaged with the innovation economy, including analyses of modern technologies, how and by whom they are developed, and the structures and cultures of related ecosystems.
Launched in 2016 as the first daily tech newsletter, The Plug curated the top news of Black founders and innovators. Today, we investigate and report on Black tech trends, stories, and breaking news, and we do it with the analysis you won’t find elsewhere.
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Distractionless reporting delivered weekly alongside a monthly live interview with a notable expert. Plus, access to our data library and discounted tickets to our in-person summit.
Source of critically researched collections from athlete investments to capital operators to HBCU invention and high tech accountability.
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A narrative episodic podcast that details the evolution of Black business news and entrepreneurship coverage and the journalists who’ve led the charge.