FaceApp

FaceApp Allowed Users To Try Out Different Races

by Zahara Hill   Aug 10, 2017

It’s not even Halloween yet, but a recent update to photo filtering app FaceApp, had more people in blackface than October 31st itself. Read More

Tagged

[Upload] Bae Watch, ‘Tagged’ Acquires Popular Black Dating App

by Alisha Tillery   Mar 20, 2017

According to a 2016 Pew Research study, online dating has tripled since 2013 among young adults. Despite the significant uptick, dating apps geared toward... Read More

[Upload] Nicholas Richards’ ROHO Puts Faith in Your Hands

[Upload] Nicholas Richards’ ROHO Puts Faith in Your Hands

by Lynne d Johnson   Mar 03, 2017

You could say that Nicholas Richards’ venture  ROHO was built in a night—well, at least that’s when the idea was conceived. Late one evening... Read More

[The Upload] ConnXus Connects Black-Owned Tech Companies With Dollars

[The Upload] ConnXus Connects Black-Owned Tech Companies With Dollars

by Lynne D Johnson   Nov 18, 2016

The numbers still aren’t adding up for African-Americans in tech. A new study conducted by Lawless Research (on behalf of Techstars and Chase for... Read More

game

Play On — Love & Hip Hop: The Game

by Lynne D Johnson   Nov 16, 2016

When it comes to business Mona Scott-Young doesn’t play games…until now. The success of female-targeted video game apps such as Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, which... Read More

[App Addict] 3 Apps for the Stylish Woman on the Go

[App Addict] 3 Apps for the Stylish Woman on the Go

by Elizabeth Aguirre   Oct 21, 2016

The holiday shopping season is upon us! If you’re like me, not only do you over indulge in gifts and presents for your friends... Read More

Listen Up: 5 Black Podcasts to Add to Your Arsenal

Listen Up: 5 Black Podcasts to Add to Your Arsenal

by Elizabeth Aguirre   Sep 20, 2016

For those of us who cannot take the monotony of regular radio, but refuse to pay for a satellite subscription, podcasts are a great way... Read More

Jesse Williams

Come Through, Jesse Williams

by Lynne d Johnson   Sep 08, 2016

Before landing his breakout role on ABC’s hit series Grey’s Anatomy, actor Jesse Williams worked as a high school teacher in the public school... Read More

[App Addict] 3 Apps for the Healthy Foodie

[App Addict] 3 Apps for the Healthy Foodie

by Elizabeth Aguirre   Sep 07, 2016

Whether you prefer your food farm-raised or plant based, one thing you can’t deny is that the most nutritious meals are prepared at home... Read More

[App Addict] Confronting Mental Illness

[App Addict] Confronting Mental Illness

by Elizabeth Aguirre   Aug 12, 2016

It’s no secret that in the Black community it’s taboo to speak openly about psychological distress. Despite the fact that 16 percent of us... Read More