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    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...

    Investors Predict Tech, Finance Companies With More Gender Diversity Will See Stock Prices Rise:...

    By Olivia Riggio, Special to The Informer via DiversityInc A study by Stanford University, Northwestern University, Dartmouth College and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology found investors are more likely to bet that a company will...

    How Millennials Are Expanding The Gaming Industry

    By Destiny Royston, Special to The New Tri-State Defender The gaming industry is expanding, and millennials are the driving force. What used to be considered a waste of time and quarters is now a full-blown industry....

    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,”...

    Entrepreneur Creates Coupon Program for Black-owned Businesses to Compete With Groupon

    By Chicago Defender via NNPA Nashville, Tenn. — While many startups and small businesses struggle with building customer loyalty, Black-owned businesses must work even harder because of negative stereotypes. One common misconception is that all...

    Morgan Awarded $35 Mil for Research

    By AFRO Staff Morgan State University has secured a total of $35 million in new grant awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest public funder of biomedical research. The funding will be...

    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...

    Bridging History with Digital Technology

    The lines outside of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture show no signs of dissipating, with online ticket reservations secured through January 2017. For those who wish to get...

    Tech Company Innovates Foster Care

    By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Staff A Falls Church non-profit has won first place at the inaugural Innovate for Good Challenge. The winner, Connect Our Kids, is developing data-driven intelligent software to enhance the abilities of...

    Software Developer Launches Two Apps for Black History

    By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Hugh Smith, the owner of Quikthinking Software, has released new apps featuring quotes and oral histories from important Black figures. Quikthinking’s Black History Quotes Express app offers several thousand...

    This 25-year Old Turned Down $4.4m And Now Her Company Is Valued At $7.3m

    By The Chicago Defender Launching just eight months ago the company’s value quickly rose by $1.4M after recent investments from the likes of Ladarius Gunter (former-Green Bay Packers Cornerback), Shaun Hamilton (Washington Redskins Linebacker), Ayodeji...

    iPads, Macs Get New Screens as Apple Pushes Creativity

    By ANICK JESDANUN and MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's new iPads will more closely resemble its latest iPhones as they ditch a home button and fingerprint sensor to make more room...

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