poll: will you still shop at H&M?

I rolled my eyes when I saw the tweet of the H&M ad. I was annoyed, but I wasn't surprised. Placing a beautiful Black boy in a sweatshirt labeled "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle" is disrespectful and offensive--but you knew that. Why didn't they? Did they know better and just didn't care? How could the... Continue Reading →

Being Black in Silicon Valley

Recently, Fast Company published an article on diversity by By J.J. McCorvey  titled  "Just Being Who We Are Is Extremely Risky": An Honest Discussion On Race In Silicon Valley". Its a roundtable discussion with nine African-American tech leaders that may teach you something. The discussion includes the following: Lack of diversity in Silicon Valley STEM in Black households Hiring odds for blacks and... Continue Reading →

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