What if there were an app that helped save teens from suicide? This is the question that 11-year-old Charlie Lucas not only asked himself but came up with an answer for when he teamed up with his 15-year-old sister, Hannah, who had attempted suicide because of illness, bullying and depression.
I am not perfect. I hate to fail. For most of my life my fear of failure was so strong, I would not even consider opportunities unless I was confident that I could achieve them.
If you’ve ever admired someone’s shoes, wardrobe or general style on social media and wanted to grab it, the good news is there’s an app for that called CoSign. The greater news is that it’s a black creation courtesy of first-generation Nigerian Americans Esosa Ighodaro and Abiodun “A.J.” Johnson.
One 10-year-old boy’s dream of saving the lives of children who may be left in hot cars has now become a reality since a GoFundMe targeted at helping him raise funds to patent and develop his invention has surpassed its goal.
R&B singer and producer Ne-Yo is stepping into the tech space and has invested $2.3 million into the Holberton School for full-stack engineers. Ne-Yo hopes to help people from underrepresented groups learn to code.
Google has partnered with Howard University to launch a satellite campus at its Mountainview, Calif., headquarters.
We’re always hearing about the lack of diversity in the technology industry, especially when it comes to black women. While their numbers may be small, black women are doing big things in the tech world.
The Uber fallout of recent weeks makes something my grandmother used to tell me more important than ever now: “To get something you don’t have, you’ll have to do something you haven’t done. You’re a black woman. So, to do that, you’ll have to work twice as hard to get half as far.”
Isaac Ewell believes looking good shouldn’t cost you a fortune.
My mother moved from Jamaica to America to start a new life. My deceased father was the first in his family to go to college, yet he became the first Black to get a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He also has three patents for fiber optic cables. My younger brother started his own company. I, too,…