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An AI founder’s struggle to be seen in the age of Black Lives Matter

On Jul 5, 2020
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RT @jongovi: An #AI founder struggle for visibility in the age of Black Lives Matter - Andrea Roberson h/t @psb_dc ==> @yadzinski Nate Yohannes Deborah Quazzo @ijablokov @Sherrell_Dorsey Joey Womack NVIDIA @rohansanil https://t.co/RZOL6jRe7X
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With Google opening accelerators for Black and female founders, and with tech execs speaking about equalizing opportunities, I thought I'd at least be able to get a meeting.

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On Jul 5, 2020
@MeghanMBiro shared
RT @jongovi: An #AI founder struggle for visibility in the age of Black Lives Matter - Andrea Roberson h/t @psb_dc ==> @yadzinski Nate Yohannes Deborah Quazzo @ijablokov @Sherrell_Dorsey Joey Womack NVIDIA @rohansanil https://t.co/RZOL6jRe7X
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An AI founder’s struggle to be seen in the age of Black Lives Matter

An AI founder’s struggle to be seen in the age of Black Lives Matter

With Google opening accelerators for Black and female founders, and with tech execs speaking about equalizing opportunities, I thought I'd at least be able to get a meeting.

Jay Monahan: 'What has happened here is not right, and we’re going to be part of the solution'

Jay Monahan: 'What has happened here is not right, and we’re going to be part of the solution'

For the first time since George Floyd was killed May 25 in Minneapolis, and protests began to flood cities across the nation, the PGA Tour and Commissioner Jay Monahan addressed racial ...

How billionaires are responding to the George Floyd protests

How billionaires are responding to the George Floyd protests

Mark Zuckerberg spoke out against the US' systemic racism but faces outrage over Facebook's decision not to remove Trump's threat to shoot protesters.

Facebook pledges $200 million to support Black-owned businesses

Facebook pledges $200 million to support Black-owned businesses

Facebook plans to spend $200 million to support Black-owned businesses and organizations.

'Black lives matter': Facebook, Netflix, Peloton and other companies take a stand as protests sweep America

'Black lives matter': Facebook, Netflix, Peloton and other companies take a stand as protests sweep America

Facebook is donating $10 million to groups fighting racial inequality as mass protests sweep across the United States after an unarmed black man died at the hands of a police officer in ...

Conversations With Black VCs: ‘We Don’t Need Another PR Stunt’

Conversations With Black VCs: ‘We Don’t Need Another PR Stunt’

George Floyd’s death, among other incidents of police brutality and racism are inspiring frank conversations about race at venture capital firms.

Black Voters to Black Candidates: Representation Is Not Enough

Black Voters to Black Candidates: Representation Is Not Enough

Joe Biden leads with black voters, and Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are making better inroads with younger ones than Kamala Harris and Cory Booker. In interviews, voters rejected the ...

Black voters shouldn't be 'pragmatic' in 2020

Black voters shouldn't be 'pragmatic' in 2020

Moderate candidates have banked on the black voter for decades, and yet black people have seen little to no benefit from it.

Anatomist of Racial Inequality: An Interview with Glenn Loury

Anatomist of Racial Inequality: An Interview with Glenn Loury

Glenn Loury has the ability, occasionally displayed by great writers, of articulating his opponents’ arguments fairly while simultaneously exaggerating their claims ever so slightly in ...

Black Lives Matter @BeerAdvocate

Black Lives Matter @BeerAdvocate

I've always said that "beer is the ultimate social lubricant." It brings people from all walks of life together and BeerAdvocate has been a place to gather for over two decades now. We've ...

The Hazards of Raising Venture Capital While Black

The Hazards of Raising Venture Capital While Black

I wanted to create a company where race wasn't a factor. I found out the hard way that there are far too many obstacles in the way of African-American entrepreneurs.

U of T expresses solidarity with the Black community

U of T expresses solidarity with the Black community

As protests against anti-Black racism and racial violence take place in the United States, Canada, and countries around the world, the University of Toronto is expressing solidarity with ...