Train Fatally Strikes 11-Year-Old Distracted by Cell Phone While Crossing Tracks

Train Fatally Strikes 11-Year-Old Distracted by Cell Phone While Crossing Tracks

by Jessica Bennett

Technology has undoubtedly made the world a more convenient place to live, but can also become a distraction from real world problems, or even... Read More

There’s an App to Help People Who Can’t Afford Their Bail

There’s an App to Help People Who Can’t Afford Their Bail

by Zahara Hill

If the story of Kalief Browder taught us anything, it’s that bail bonds basically punish people for being poor. In late October, techie, scholar... Read More

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Oh Snap! Black Teens the Biggest Users of Snapchat and Instagram

by #TeamEBONY with Associated Press

It’s probably no big surprise to see your teenager’s eyes glued to his or her mobile phone these days, but did  you know your... Read More

Nourisha Wells

[Upload] Get Schooled With Tech Pro Nourisha Wells

by Allyson Leak

Imagine a website for teens where they get personalized empowering “Keys To Success” from DJ Khaled, SAT text message prep, and tons of free ... Read More

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Clap for ‘Em: Urban Creative, EBONY Finalists Announced

by #TeamEBONY

Time to put our money where our mouths are, EBONY family.   The Upload– EBONY’S multimedia series for profiling Black technology entrepreneurs– announced the... Read More

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Influencers: Jonathan Waldrop Links Complex Worlds of Tech and Law

by Karen Roberts

Jonathan Waldrop is one of those people with a complicated sounding job title and responsibility that is vital to big corporations like YouTube and... Read More

[App Addict] Jesse Williams’ Ebroji App Has Mad Flava

[App Addict] Jesse Williams’ Ebroji App Has Mad Flava

by Elizabeth Aguirre

Traditional Gif and keyboard apps may be mildly amusing, but Actor and Activist Jesse Williams and his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, have taken Gif applications... Read More

[App Addict] Confronting Mental Illness

[App Addict] Confronting Mental Illness

by Elizabeth Aguirre

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

[Tech Tuesday] Facebook’s Excuse for Its Lack of Workplace Diversity

[Tech Tuesday] Facebook’s Excuse for Its Lack of Workplace Diversity

by #teamEBONY

Facebook is among many multi-million corporations that struggles with diversifying its workforce. Last week, the corporation's head of diversity blamed what those inside tech... Read More

Pulled Over by Police

[App Addict] 3 Apps That Help You Confront Police Brutality

by Elizabeth Aguirre

In today’s digital age, knowledge can and should be used as a weapon. Knowing your rights and having the ability to protect others' rights... Read More