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    Bison STEM Scholars Berlin Bound

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The Howard University Bison STEM Scholars Program - a multi-year program that provides full undergraduate scholarships to students who have committed to pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and...

    Tennessee State Opens Coding Hub For Black Schools

    By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University is opening a hub for computer programing and app development that will serve historically Black colleges and universities across the country. To kick off...

    Transformative 5G Technology Arrives

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia The next wave of technological evolution has arrived in the form of 5G, a new generation of mobile networks for which at least four major telephone carriers in America...

    Baltimore Black Engineers Celebrate 30 Years

    By AFRO Staff On June 22, nearly 200 people gathered at the Reginald F.  Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture, in downtown Baltimore to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the National Society of...

    Former Miss USA Brings STEAM to D.C. Kids

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] On June 1, District youth will be able to have fun while learning as former Miss USA (2017) Kára McCullough is offering her second annual, “Take Flight with SE4K,”...

    PRESS ROOM: Walker’s Legacy, Comcast and Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Team Up to Celebrate...

    Written by NNPA Washington, DC — Walker’s Legacy is proud to announce its ‘Women of Color in Tech’ tour powered by Comcast and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to showcase multicultural women in technology. The...

    NBA Legend Abdul-Jabbar Talks Auction to Help Kids in STEM

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar left the NBA in 1989 at age 42, no NBA player had ever scored more points, blocked more shots, won more Most Valuable Player Awards,...

    Black Enterprise Magazine Selects Denise Cade to 2019 Most Powerful Women in Business List

    By The Associated Press LAKE FOREST, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 27, 2019--Black Enterprise magazine announced that it has selected Denise Cade,  senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX), to the publication’s 2019...

    Basketball Players Sue ‘Fortnite’ Game Makers Over Dance

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Two former University of Maryland men's basketball players are suing the makers of "Fortnite," claiming the video game's creators misappropriated a dance they popularized...

    Apple Turns Off Group FaceTime Amid Reports of Bug

    By The Associated Press Apple has made the group chat function in FaceTime unavailable after users said there was a bug that could allow callers to activate another user's microphone remotely. The bug was demonstrated through videos...

    NASA Spacecraft Opens New Year at Tiny, Icy World Past Pluto

    By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer LAUREL, Md. (AP) — The NASA spacecraft that yielded the first close-up views of Pluto opened the new year at an even more distant world, a billion miles...

    Supreme Court Could Allow Suit Over Apple iPhone Apps’ Sales

    By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed ready Monday to allow an antitrust lawsuit to go forward that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. Apple...

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