New App Created By Livingstone Alum Makes Sharing Songs Easier

January 20, 2016

The app is called Bluurp. Founders Darell Austin, Jr, Livingstone College Alum, and Kevin Rivers, describe Bluurp as a social network that allows you to share media and send messages to other networks for free. In comparison to other sharing tools, such as Buffer or HootSuite, Bluurp differentiates itself by adding a social layer internal […]

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Howard University Students Launch Startup to Offer Affordable Access To Campus Meals

January 11, 2016

Alston and Hannah Clark (brother and sister) are a true Bison Family. Both of their parents went to and met at Howard University, where Alston and Hannah are currently attending. Growing up homeschooled in St. Paul Minnesota and Maryland, the two tech entrepreneurs developed a passion for technology at an early age. They are now […]

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Should Blacks Work At Companies Like Twitter and Google

November 7, 2015

In case you missed it: this week, a former Twitter Engineering Manager, Leslie Miley, wrote a detailed post announcing his departure from Twitter citing diversity related reasons. His departure leaves the company without any remaining blacks in engineering leadership positions. This is the latest in a set of experiences told by blacks about their challenges while working at companies such as […]

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HBCUMade: Interview With Trevor Thomas, Partner at Cross Culture Ventures

November 2, 2015

Trevor Thomas is a Partner at Cross Culture Ventures. Before this he was Vice President at Gastronome Ventures.  Earlier, he was a member of the investing team at Roll Global, a $3.2 billion diversified holding company and Family Office in Los Angeles. Before venture investing, Trevor was the Founder and CEO of The Third Space, […]

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11 HBCU Alumni in Tech to Follow On Twitter

October 24, 2015

We often hear about the Stanford and Cal alumni working in tech and building companies. However, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) make up 3% of American college and universities, and they produce a large percentage of the countries’ black professionals and leaders. For example four out of five black federal judges have graduated from an HBCU. […]

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Hanging Out With Morgan DeBaun, CEO and Founder of Blavity

October 20, 2015

This Sunday we hung out with Morgan DeBaun, CEO and founder of Blavity. Morgan spoke about the origins of Blavity, what can be expected in the months ahead, and her journey as a black woman founder creating a platform for black millennials. Here’s a brief recap of Sunday’s hangout. For full video scroll down to the […]

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