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    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...

    OCTFME Shares Plans for 202Creates 

    By Brianna Rhodes, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] This September marks the four year anniversary of 202Creates Month in the District and all month long Washington, D.C. residents will have the chance to participate in events and activities...

    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...

    D.C. Seniors Get Crash Course in Technology

    Elderly residents learned how to surf the web and use and understand digital applications and devices on Nov. 9 at the FH Faunteroy Enrichment Center, in the Deanwood neighborhood in Northeast, Washington, D.C. The...

    Nigerian-Born Tech Entrepreneur Inks Deal with Apple to Sell Gaming Robot

    Nigerian-born Englishman Silas Adekunle has raised more than $7 million to fund an innovative gaming robot that can be used, in part, to enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Adekunle is the CEO...

    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...

    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...

    NASA Spacecraft Lands on Red Planet After Six-Month Journey

    By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet Monday after a six-month, 300-million-mile (482-million-kilometer) journey and a...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...
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