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Doha, Qatar – At one of the world’s largest technology conferences, whether it was on the main stage, its side panels, or at the dozens of glitzy, towering company booths, there was one term on everybody’s lips: artificial intelligence (AI). At Web Summit – held for the first time in the Middle East in Doha […]

CHICAGO (CBS) – A national program with roots in Chicago is helping bridge the gap in the technology divide and encourage self-esteem. Some say there’s a hidden genius in all of us. A program, that teaches technology, entrepreneurship and more is helping young Black men in Chicago and around the country find the genius blossoming […]

Dr. Tiana Moore By Kiara Doyal, The Seattle Medium Last week, Disney Junior released a new series called “Ariel” where the main Disney princess Ariel is Black. According to Dr. Tiana Moore, founder and CEO of Black in Marine Science (BIMS), this is major milestone because it allows young Black children, particularly young Black Girls, […]

Dr. Tiana Moore By Kiara Doyal, The Seattle Medium Last week, Disney Junior released a new series called “Ariel” where the main Disney princess Ariel is Black. According to Dr. Tiana Moore, founder and CEO of Black in Marine Science (BIMS), this is major milestone because it allows young Black children, particularly young Black Girls, […]

3 years ago Radio Duration 54:00 This week’s special edition of CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks looks at the history and future of Black people in science. We delve into the history of biased and false “race science” that for hundreds of years was used to justify slavery, exploitation and exclusion. This has left a […]

For Dr. Moore, these comments were as good as a betrayal and grounds for questioning her merits and value. Once again, the fear that she did not belong was suddenly triggered. “Literally, my whole world crashes…While I am on this educational journey, I am losing hope, feeling it doesn’t really matter what I do. Maybe […]

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia He built his first telescope at the age of 10, and by age 25, George Carruthers earned a Ph.D. in aeronautical and astronautical engineering. Upon graduating from the University of Illinois, Dr. Carruthers started work at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. His telescope and image converter […]

Today’s K-12 students are facing an existential crisis, and they are painfully aware of it: Climate change is scarring the planet—a consequence of the industrial economies that have developed over centuries. Western science and technology have powered industrial development, exploiting fossil fuels, which are a major source of anthropogenic climate change. STEM industries must be […]

Credit: Daniel Fishel Editor’s note Nov. 24, 2020   In this episode we fell short of our goal to amplify and celebrate Black voices from the chemistry community. We are sorry for the pain we have caused. Many thanks to the folks who took the time to share their thoughts with us—we’ve taken this feedback […]

In a country where wealth disparities persist, financial inclusion is still the road that leads to equity. Black Americans have historically faced barriers to wealth generation and investment opportunities. Today, the tide is turning, and technology is paving the road to education, access, and empowerment. A myriad of new technologies continue to create more opportunities […]


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