Colorism: There’s An App for That … and It Must Be Deleted

Colorism: There’s An App for That … and It Must Be Deleted

by Kyra Kyles

If ever an app deserved to be deleted from all platforms and banished from Black-kind, it’s a monstrosity known as Smoochr. Shout out to... Read More

Tech Wonder Woman Fights for Gender Equality, Social Good

Tech Wonder Woman Fights for Gender Equality, Social Good

by Lynne d Johnson

Lisa Mae Brunson always wanted to change the world. While that probably sounds like a superwoman-sized mission statement, it's not far from her reality.... Read More

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Black Celebrity App Creators Keeping Up with the Kardashians

by Lynne d Johnson

Kim Kardashian-West may not have been the first celebrity to ever launch a mobile app, but she's certainly been among the most successful. Her... Read More

Cast Beauty App

Black-owned App Helps Users Stay Beautiful No Matter the Weather

by Lynne d Johnson

After four years spearheading Kollective Mobile and building killer apps for others, Sian Morson plunged into the app entrepreneurial pool herself. It was during... Read More

Google Her: Meet the Search Giant’s Director of Diversity

Google Her: Meet the Search Giant’s Director of Diversity

by Lynne d Johnson

In 2014, Google was one of the first tech companies to publicly release its diversity numbers. But when it did, the public found out... Read More

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Colour App Gets Your ‘Do Done at Home, On Demand

by Lynne d Johnson

Debra Shigley first developed a deep interest in the beauty needs of Black women back when she was an undergraduate at Harvard University and... Read More

[The Upload] Birmingham Native Helping Kids Find College Cash

[The Upload] Birmingham Native Helping Kids Find College Cash

by Lynne d Johnson

There’s a student debt crisis totaling about $1.3 trillion. It started with the recession of 2008, during a time when Christopher Gray, a young... Read More

[The Upload] Superproducer Ryan Leslie Dials Up Diversity With His SuperPhone

[The Upload] Superproducer Ryan Leslie Dials Up Diversity With His SuperPhone

by Lynne d Johnson

You might know Ryan Leslie as the musician and producer who discovered Cassie Ventura and the singer behind the hits “Diamond Girl” and “Addicted.”... Read More

Cheryl Contee

[The Upload] Tech CEO Will Not Stand for Unfairness in Funding

by Lynne d Johnson

As one of the eleven Black female founders who successfully raised over $1 million in funding, according to a recent  #ProjectDiane report conducted by... Read More

Trevor Wilkins kudzoo app

[THE UPLOAD] Küdzoo: The App That Rewards Students for Good Grades

by Lynne d Johnson

When he was only 12-years-old, Chicagoan Trevor Wilkins was the youngest contestant on the Discovery Kids reality TV show Endurance, a show that was... Read More